The Federal Agency Behind the Gross Expansion of Fracking Pipelines

By Ellen Cantarow, Truthout The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a national agency with wide jurisdiction over gas industry projects, used to be one of those unseen government organizations that go quietly about their business, creating no headlines and flying under the public radar. But mounting citizen alarm about the high-volume hydraulic fracturing industry has…

Petition to Halt Pipeline Project

Capital Tonight Staff, YNN More than 30,000 people have signed a petition calling for a halt on construction of a gas pipeline near the Indian Point nuclear power plant. They say the original risk assessment was improperly done, and a new one is needed before the project goes forward. Tuesday, activists delivered the petition to…