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…

WorldLink: Mother vs. pipeline

by Eilis O’Neill for Deutsche Welle WorlLink A US energy company wants to expand and reroute the Algonquin pipeline, which carries shale gas across several eastern states. Fearing for her children’s safety, scientist Courtney Williams is leading the fight against it. (Listen to report here)

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

“Gasland” filmmaker to screen new doc at Manhattanville Monday

by Kevin Phelan for The Journal News PURCHASE – Josh Fox, the Academy Award-nominated documentarian behind the “Gasland” films, will be at Manhattanville College Monday for a free screening of his new film, “How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change,” and to lead a discussion. “We’ll be screening…

Stop the Algonquin Pipeline

by Linda Perry (WBAI News) Governor Cuomo asked the Federal Government to Stop the Algonquin Pipeline near Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant. He ordered an immediate independent safety analysis due to the proximity to the troubled Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants in Buchanan, New York. Activists are rejoicing over this. Courtney Williams, a spokesperson for ResistAIM said “We strongly support…