Source: WilliamsIssuing what appears to be the final nail in the coffin for opponents of the proposed natural gas Rockaway Pipeline Project [/tag/gateway-pipeline/], President Obama signed the New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act (H.R. 2606) this past Tuesday. Obama’s signature paves the way for the
Activists have been collecting petition signatures against the pipeline at Riis Park in the Rockaways.We’ve been covering the development and ramifications of the proposed Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline [/tag/gateway-pipeline/] since this past April, and it seems that the New York Times has finally picked up on
The following was sent to us from the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers: > The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project involving construction and operation of facilities by Transcontinental Gas
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.