Groups from Cortlandt to Rhode Island Plan Protests Against Pipeline Expansion


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is due to release its Final Impact Statement on the Algonquin Incremental Market pipeline expansion.

The pipeline carries natural gas under pressure from the fracking fields of Pennsylvania to the markets and ports of New England. AIM would expand segments of Spectra Energy’s current pipeline through Rockland, Westchester and Putnam counties and add and enlarge monitoring and compressing stations,

Opponents of the project are staging a week’s worth of protests from New York to Rhode Island.

(View full report here)