Fracking Opponents Shift Their Focus to Gas Pipelines

by Karen Dewitt for WXXI Hydrofracking has been banned in New York State for nearly a year now,  but opponents of the natural gas extraction process have other concerns, including new pipelines. Opponents of hydrofracking are now focusing on gas pipelines that conduct fracked gas from other states underneath New York. 30,000 people signed petitions…

Pipeline foes urge Albany to halt the Algonquin project

by Akikio Matsuda for LoHud Opponents of the Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion delivered 30,000 petition signatures to Albany on Tuesday, calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to halt the project. Petitioners also asked the state to conduct an independent risk assessment of potential hazards from the natural gas pipeline that runs close to nuclear reactors at Indian Point in Buchanan. (View full report here)