Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Sparks NYC Fears

Maybe New Yorkers can stay warm in the winter with the urban heat island effect?

DNAinfo reports:

The proposed construction of the natural gas pipeline has locals concerned about environmental hazards, terrorism and six months of overnight construction as the energy company behind the project prepares to dig.

Houston-based natural gas company Spectra Energy Corp. is ramping up to build nearly 20 miles of pipeline stretching from Linden, N.J., to the west side of Manhattan, representatives told Community Board 2’s waterfront committee at a recent meeting…

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2 thoughts on “Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Sparks NYC Fears”

  1. These people are concerned about the environmental impact of a line running through a totally urbanized area, much of which has been built on fill? They are also concerned about one more pipeline for terrorists to blow up? Give me a break!

  2. Is there anything besides foul language and broadway musicals that NYC isn’t afraid of?

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