About the Proposed Pipeline Williams Transco has proposed a 23.4-mile pipeline project to expand its existing Transco transmission system to transport natural gas from the Marcellus Shale region through Raritan Bay to New York. If built, the pipeline will disrupt YOUR fishing, boating. and recreational activities! Construction of the pipeline would also disturb habitat for clams, horseshoe crabs, fish, and other marine animals. This is a step backwards for our energy policy and the environment by committing the region to more fossil fuel infrastructure projects that may be unnecessary or make it more difficult for renewables to enter the market. Read more →
- We know it’s easy just to buy that $2 plastic pumpkin basket at the grocery store, but there’s likely something in your home that can double as a trick-or-treat bag. Your reusable grocery bag, that over-sized purse, or our personal favorite, an old pillow case!
- Buy candy in bulk or candy with less packaging.
- Use reusable cups and plates for your Halloween party. Just stick them all in the dishwasher at the end of the night. Stress free and less waste!
- Store bought Halloween costume are often made from nonrecyclable petro-chemical based plastic and synthetic fibers. Those Halloween costumes can include one of the scariest plastics–polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a soft plastic and known carcinogen that releases harmful toxins in its creation and breakdown. Avoid these toxic Halloween costumes and go for a green Halloween costume made of natural fabrics and materials.
October 31, 2016
Communications and Outreach Associate