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 →
Through land acquisition and stewardship, Baykeeper’s conservation program has helped preserved over ten thousand acres of open space in the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary . The Raritan Riverkeeper program focuses specifically on preserving the health of the Raritan River.
Bill Schultz, the Riverkeeper for the Raritan River, works to preserve and improve the industrialized Raritan River. Learn more about the Raritan Riverkeeper Program here.