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Stop the Williams Pipeline!

Stop the Williams 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.

Click here to sign the petition and say NO to a pipeline that would disturb YOUR waterways!

Add a public comment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) about the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NSEP). Comments for the pre-filing stage of the application are due March 27, 2017.

To submit FERC comments Online:

  1. Go to https://ferconline.ferc.gov/QuickComment.aspx.
  2. Provide all the required info and click on “Authorize” button. An email will be sent containing link to the comment system.
  3. Click on the eComment link in the email. Create your comments in a word or text file so you can copy/paste them into the eComment text box.
  4. Use Docket Number: PF16-5

Click here for a sample comment to FERC.

How to view comments posted by others:

  1. Go to https://elibrary.ferc.gov/IDMWS/docket_search.asp.
  2. Enter Docket Number: PF16-5.

Attend a Public Forum

When: February 27 at 7pm

Where: Sampson G Smith School, 1649 Amwell, Road Somerset, New Jersey

More information: 

Williams Transco’s description of the pipeline expansion project. 

NY/NJ Baykeeper’s public scoping meeting testimony. 

MORE WAYS YOU CAN HELP:
– Contact your mayor, state Assemblypersons, and Senators
– Share this information with your friends and family