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…

View: Pipeline’s proximity to Indian Point raises concerns

By Paul Blanch, lohud Re “Engel urges feds to assess cyber security for Algonquin,” Dec. 27 article: The recent revelation of a 2013 cyber attack to the Bowman Dam in Rye Brook was a disturbing confirmation of the vulnerability of our infrastructure. This exposure to an attack received national media attention and a call from Sen. Charles Schumer…

Senators join calls for Algonquin do-over

by Ernie Garcia for The Journal News New York’s two senators have joined the chorus calling on a federal agency to retract its approval of the Algonquin pipeline expansion. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, along with Rep. Nita Lowey, signed a joint letter Friday asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to rescind its March…

Do-over hearings urged for Algonquin pipeline expansion

by Ernie Garcia for The Journal News A group of activists and elected officials are asking a federal regulator to reconsider its approval of the Algonquin pipeline expansion. In multiple petitions filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday the applicants argued that FERC’s March 3 approval of a natural gas pipeline expansion running through…