Westchester BOL Committee Members Troubled by Possible Environmental Impact from Pipeline Expansion on County’s Blue Mountain Reservation

by for Patch

In a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) delivered yesterday afternoon, several members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) Labor, Parks, Planning & Housing Committee expressed their serious concern with the environmental impacts of the proposed Spectra Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM ) natural gas pipeline expansion project within Blue Mountain Reservation, which is public parkland owned by Westchester County in the Town of Cortlandt, New York. As a result of their concern, the BOL committee members are calling for a proper assessment of the harm and ruin to natural resources likely to accompany construction.

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