27 Oct '11, 7pm

Green Blog: In Pipeline Debate, Silent Environmentalists: Environmental groups that want the Indian Point nuclea...

The absence of elected New York City officials and major environmental groups from the debate over a proposed natural gas pipeline has been rather conspicuous. As I write in Thursday’s Times, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s administration supports the natural gas project, which would run from New Jersey to the West Village in Manhattan, as a way of weaning the city’s buildings from highly polluting heating oils. In a metropolis that often fails to meet federal air quality standards, city officials seem to regard natural gas as a necessary evil while the city also works to develop renewable sources of energy like the sun and wind. The New York Times The pipeline would run through New Jersey and Staten Island and then to Manhattan. At a public meeting last week in Greenwich Village, the Manhattan borough president, Scott M. Stringer, the only official to send a representative, ...

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