County Legislature Could Impose Moratorium on Algonquin Pipeline

By Janine Bowen –
The Putnam County Legislature is considering imposing a moratorium on the proposed expansion of the Algonquin Pipeline.
The expansion by Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC, which is a subsidiary of Spectra Energy Partners LP, aims to add a 42-inch pipeline to three existing pipelines under the Hudson River. One compressor station that is slated to be affected is in the Town of Southeast, while other nearby stations including Stony Point in Rockland County and Oxford, CT, are also set to be part of the project…

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