Mayor de Blasio Opposes North Brooklyn Pipeline Project December 07 2020
On December 3, 2020 Mayor Bill de Blasio joined with advocates and elected officials to call on National Grid to halt the North Brooklyn Pipeline project. His full press release stated:
"Climate change is an existential threat to our city and we must transition quickly to clean energy. Today, I am voicing my opposition to National Grid's North Brooklyn Pipeline because we cannot justify the environmental impacts on the largely Black and Brown residents of Brooklyn associated with an unnecessary pipeline expansion. Racial and environmental justice go hand-in-hand, and National Grid has failed to clearly demonstrate that this pipeline is needed to keep New Yorkers warm and safe. I am calling on them to withdraw this project immediately," said Mayor de Blasio.
See SANE Energy Project's response here.
Thank you to NY-GEO member Marvin Church for sharing this news article about it from the Bed-Stuy Patch.
Thanks to Kim Fraczek of the SANE Energy Project for this tip.