FERC APPROVES Spectra Pipeline! Pipeline Update Presentation & Panel at City Hall
The Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (DCNA) and NO Gas Pipeline, together with our panel guests below, will provide an update on the proposed Spectra Energy gas pipeline and what options are available if we need to overturn the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) ruling following the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) relative to Jersey City. This event will start promptly at 7:00 PM. Q&A to Panel will follow.
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall 230 Grove Street, Jersey City
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued their Final Environment Impact Study (FEIS) two weeks ago approving of Spectra’s plans to build a pipeline through the heart of Jersey City to deliver gas to Manhattan. For those not familiar with the plans, you can find a map of the route as well as other information on the NO Gas PipelineWEBSITE.
What does this mean for THE VILLAGE section of downtown Jersey City.
This is possibly one of the most important issues to face our neighborhood, and your involvement is key to stopping it.
Check out this NBC report filmed right in our neighborhood HERE
Impact in Densely Populated Jersey City Would Be Catastrophic
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and other city officials today reiterated concerns about the construction of a natural gas pipeline in Jersey City following Thursday night’s devastating pipeline explosion in a suburb of San Francisco.
“We have repeatedly expressed our concerns about Spectra Energy running a high-pressure natural gas pipeline through our city, and what happened yesterday in San Bruno brings those fears to a new level,” said Mayor Healy. “While the incident in California is still under investigation, the explosion there claimed several lives, injured many, and leveled dozens of homes. If this type of explosion were to happen in a city our size, we cannot begin to comprehend the level of devastation, destruction and loss of life. It would be catastrophic.” Continue reading Natural Gas Pipeline in California Suburb Highlights Safety Concerns Expressed by Jersey City Officials→
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