Third Pipeline Project Under Scrutiny, April 23, 2016

by Dave Lucas for WAMC Two pipeline projects that would have crossed the northeast have been scrubbed: activists are now calling for a third pipeline to be stopped. Politicians and activists have stepped up their efforts to halt Spectra energy’s proposed AIM pipeline that would be routed through the lower Hudson Valley. (View full report…

NPR National News coverage of SAPE Rally

by Eilis O’Neill for NPR NPR National News coverage of the AIM Pipeline and yesterday’s rally. Coverage starts at 1:20. http://13523.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_500005/media-session/ef3544f1-16b7-445e-8145-1147f446ff8f/anon.npr-mp3/npr/newscasts/2016/04/03/newscast050627.mp3?siteplayer=true&dl=1 NPR National News coverage of yesterday’s Rally. Coverage starts at 0:42. http://208.92.55.133/NPR_500005/media-session/b06358d9-d9e4-498e-b0c3-f68935a59514/anon.npr-mp3/npr/newscasts/2016/04/03/newscast230627.mp3?siteplayer=true&dl=1

How the AIM Pipeline Expansion Will Affect New York

Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC Spectra Energy’s proposed AIM (Algonquin Incremental Market) pipeline expansion poses significant environmental, health and safety risks to residents in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Julia Walsh, Campaign Director for Frack Action, and Courtney Williams, a molecular biologist directly affected by the pipeline, talk about the expansion, and Spectra’s plan to install a massive high pressure pipeline 1500 feet…