FERC commenting for the ESU

How to write an effective FERC Comment: Cite verifiable facts, not emotions or opinions Speak to specific points in Millennium’s Environmental Assessment If possible, upload one letter per issue Documents: FERC’s Environmental Assessment for Millennium Pipeline’s ESU Selected Millennium claims and issues for reference DRN’s report on Economic Costs of the ESU FERC Commenting Online: https://ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx Contested […]

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Compressor Station: Highland NY

Compressor stations are part of the gas industry infrastructure, emitting toxins 24/7. Are these toxins what you want to breathe? Now let’s talk about “blowdowns” When blowdowns occur, they release even worse Hazardous Air Pollutants: Residents of Sullivan Country: How close are you to the proposed station in Highland NY? It’s not too late to take […]

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CPV Power Plant: Middletown NY

What’s a gas power plant doing in a low-income area of Middletown, NY? Next to an active stream, that feeds into the town’s aquifer? Notice all the red areas? These are “environmental justice” tracts. This interactive slider shows how old census data minimized the impacts on local (poor) residents. Video (04/01/17) showing an active stream next […]

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Gas Leaks & Hazards

Think gas pipelines are safe? Think again. Pipelines across the United States leak, spill and explode on a fairly regular basis. Here’s a snapshot of the last five years: Read Politico’s investigative article on the dangers of pipelines. Ask Rep. John Faso (R) of NY19, and co-chair of PHMSA (Pipeline & Hazardous Materials and Safety […]

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Big Gas Bibliography

Energy United States of Oil & Gas – Washington Post What is Hydraulic Fracturing? – ProPublica Extracting Gas from Shale – High Adventure Science lesson (NSF-funded) Fracking Pipelines and more – analysis by Catskill Mountainkeeper   Pollution Pipelines Blow Up and People Die – Politico   NY / PA / NJ Region You Are Here […]

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