New England senators comment on pipeline, but not NY’s

by Ernie Garcia, LoHud

More U.S. senators are weighing in on a proposed natural gas pipeline expansion traversing the Lower Hudson Valley, while New York’s two senators keep mum.

Masachusetts senators Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren, both Democrats, wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about Spectra Energy’s Algonquin pipeline expansion that would run through Rockland, Westchester and Putnam counties, passing near the Indian Point nuclear power plant on its way to New England.

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