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General News    H3'ed 3/12/19

'Monumental step backwards' - the $1bn gas pipeline project dividing New York

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A battle is erupting over a proposed gas pipeline on the doorstep of New York City, with environmental groups claiming the project is unnecessary and would lock in planet-warming emissions for decades to come Oklahoma, based  company plans to build a 23-mile-long underwater pipeline through New York’s lower bay to bring fracked gas from Pa to NT.This pipeline would incentivize reliance on gas, which is way more carbon-intensive than renewables; and the pipeline’s construction could stir up toxins from the harbor’s seabed and potentially harm vulnerable marine life such as humpback whales, which have made a comeback to the New York area in recent years\. The building of the pipeline would be a “a monumental step backwards” in meeting this target, according to Scott Stringer,
 

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