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Congress To Vote On Jamaica Bay Pipeline Today, Perhaps For The...

According to the legislative calendar for the House of Representatives, H.R. 2606, better known as the New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act or...

New Petition Against The Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Targets President Obama

Opponents of the proposed Jamaica Bay gas pipeline have crafted another petition to showcase their disdain for the plans, following the U.S. Senate's approval of the...

Culled Geese Meat Sent To Food Pantries, But Is It Safe...

On July 9, more than 700 Canada Geese were rounded up and killed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Instead of dumping the dead...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Opponents Speak Out Following Senate Approval

We reported on Monday about the United States Senate giving the green light to H.R. 2606, clearing one of the last major hurdles to...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Clears Another Major Hurdle, Closer To Becoming A...

The Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline is nearly a done deal. Legislation permitting the construction of the pipeline has passed the U.S. Senate, removing one of the last...

NY Times Weighs In On Jamaica Bay Pipeline

We've been covering the development and ramifications of the proposed Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline since this past April, and it seems that the...

Activists: Jamaica Bay Pipeline Could Open Up Other National Parks To...

Though the proposed installation of a natural gas pipeline beneath Jamaica Bay has sparked wide-ranging concerns from opponents - from environmental damage to the...

Saturday: Locals, Park Advocates To Hold Rally Against Proposed Jamaica Bay...

It's no secret that many locals are riled up about the plan to allow National Grid and the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (TRANSCO) to install...

Outdoor Information Sessions About Future Of Gateway To Be Held At...

Two outdoor information sessions concerning the future of Gateway National Park will be held at Jacob Riis Park, Queens, on August 4 and August...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline: Analyzing The Concerns, And Transco Williams’ Response

The Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (TRANSCO), recently issued a required document in which they addressed concerns about the proposed Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project,...

Public Hearings On Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline

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...

Op-Ed: The Bird Holocaust Is Coming To Jamaica Bay!

There is an old parable about the Holocaust. With a little tweaking, it translates quite well to the situation we face at Jamaica Bay today: First they...

Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline Meetings Give Stakeholders Opportunity For Input

A pair of public workshops being held this week will give stakeholders an opportunity to voice their concerns about a natural gas pipeline proposed to...

Locals Demand More Input On Major Jamaica Bay Projects

Activists faced off with officials at a Jamaica Bay Task Force meeting last week, saying the government is sidelining waterfront communities in order to...