Residents Oppose Spectra Energy’s Fracked Gas Project

By Environmental Headlines — CT environmental news

Residents of Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island gathered outside the Democratic Governors Association Thursday, using a puppet performance to protest the governors’ support for the natural gas industry. In particular, the demonstrators called on the governors to withdraw their support for Spectra Energy’s gas pipeline expansion proposal. Called the “Algonquin Incremental Market” project, Spectra’s project would carry high volumes of flammable methane gas through neighborhoods in Connecticut and other states and, most dangerously, in the vicinity of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York.

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