Legislators aim to stop pipeline project

New12 Westchester BUCHANAN – There’s a last ditch effort being waged to prevent a controversial gas pipeline project from going ahead in the Hudson Valley. Several Hudson Valley legislators and residents are asking the EPA to reconsider work permits granted to Spectra Energy. At a rally in Buchanan yesterday, the group claimed the plan is…

Stewart-Cousins Raises Concerns With Pipeline

from State of Politics Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins this week sent a letter to federal regulators urging them to halt the construction of a pipeline being constructed near the Indian Point nuclear plant. In the letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Norman Bay, Stewart-Cousins asks for work to cease on the project before an independent…

Pipeline critics leave NRC session with questions unanswered

by Colleen Wilson for Westfair Online Technology problems and miscommunication impeded an effort by boisterous opponents of a natural gas pipeline project in a conference call last week with a federal agency to discuss recently released documents about the project’s approval. The call – which was difficult to hear because of a poor connection –…

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Withheld and Misrepresented Critical Information Used to Evaluate and Approve the Siting of the Spectra AIM Pipeline Alongside Indian Point

On Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at the Hendrick Hudson Library in Montrose, NY, at a special presentation to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Petition Review Board, nuclear expert Paul Blanch revealed that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission withheld and misrepresented critical information used to evaluate and approve the siting of the Spectra Algonquin…

Groups protest pipeline project near Indian Point

News12 Westchester PEEKSKILL – Environmental groups and families protested outside Sen. Charles Schumer’s office in Peekskill Monday over what they say is a dangerous pipeline project. The protesters are asking New York’s senior senator to denounce the AIM project, a natural gas pipeline adjacent to Indian Point. The new section of the Spectra Energy pipeline…