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  • Time Is Running Out for Activists to Halt Fracked Gas Pipeline Into New York City, Connecticut, Rhode Island

    By Ellen Cantarow, Truthout | News Analysis

    A natural gas pipeline that Whiting Petroleum is constructing near Belfield, N.D., Sept. 3, 2011. Spectra Energy has been planning extensions to its Algonquin Pipeline into New York, COnnecticut and Rhode Island. (Photo: Jim Wilson / The New York Times)A natural gas pipeline that Whiting Petroleum is constructing near Belfield, North Dakota, September 3, 2011. Spectra Energy has been planning extensions to its Algonquin Pipeline into New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island. (Photo: Jim Wilson / The New York Times)

    Unless an extension is granted, concerned citizens have only until September 29 to comment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the Algonquin Pipeline Extension pushing fracked gas through sensitive regions in New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island - creating environmental and nuclear hazards.

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