Source: WilliamsThe controversial natural gas pipeline, proposed to run underneath the Rockaways, through Jamaica Bay, and into Floyd Bennett Field National Park, has been plodding along the approval process for several months, with the latest news being the issuance of an apparently favorable draft statement by the federal government. (Read
Source: Clean Ocean Action via the Queens ChronicleLocal environmentalists were outraged at Liberty Natural Gas’s proposed plan to place a fuel port 20 miles off the coast of New York Harbor. The Queens Chronicle is reporting [http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/liberty-natural-gas-seeks-to-build-port/article_53768a3a-f735-5cfe-912c-67f86eda7354.html] that Liberty argues
Photo Courtesy Of Jeremy DrakefordOfficials from the Parks Department and the National Parks Service are collaborating on plans to bring food concession stands, and bike and kayak rentals to Jamaica Bay, according to a report by the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/food-recreation-concessions-tap-jamaica-bay-article-1.1274185] . Officials
Source: WilliamsAs we recently reported [/president-obama-approves-rockaways-pipeline-project/], the proposed construction of the Rockaways Pipeline Project crossed another hurdle towards reality when President Obama recently signed H.R. 2606, approving the measure that would connect a 3.17-mile natural gas line from the Atlantic Ocean underneath Jamaica Bay to a meter and
Littoral Society volunteers gather seeds to replant on marsh islands recently restored by the Army Corps (Source: Kirsten Luce / Narrative.ly)The marshes of Jamaica Bay are shrinking, but the fight to save them is well underway. Susan M. Lee of Narratively [http://narrative.ly/2012/10/defending-the-marsh/], provides an
The approximate location of the proposed natural gas pipeline.After the House of Representatives passed a bill last week approving the construction of a three-mile gas pipeline, running underneath Jamaica Bay through Brooklyn and Queens, environmentalists and local leaders are outraged, claiming they were kept in the dark about it.