Lowey Statement on FERC Approval of Algonquin Incremental Market Expansion Project

WHITE PLAINS, NY – Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision to approve the Algonquin Incremental Market Expansion (AIM) project:

“I am disappointed in FERC’s decision to approve the Algonquin Incremental Market Expansion (AIM) project. This decision was made without independent risk analyses, consideration of existing energy sources and transportation routes, and a comprehensive review of the project’s environmental impact on the Lower Hudson Valley. We must prioritize the health and safety of our communities and environment.”

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