Algonquin Pipeline Foes Stage ‘Die-in’ Protest at Company’s Info Session


Residents from Rockland, Putnam, and Westchester Counties conducted a die-in at Spectra’s Atlantic Bridge Open House last night in Yorktown.

They were protesting the expansion of the Algonquin Pipeline through New York and New England.

In particular they object to the segmentation of the expansion into three projects. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the first, the AIM project; Spectra is now going through the approval process for the Atlantic Bridge project, which replaces different segments of pipe over the same route, and its Access Northeast project is on the drawing board.

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