Gallery: Spectra Pipeline Protestors Rally Against Controversial Natura...

  • Protestors from Monday night’s “Spectra Showdown,” a demonstration against the construction of the controversial gas pipeline between New York and New Jersey, are reportedly still maintaining a presence at a sanitation pier on the West Side of Manhattan. The group is supposedly trying to intercept a shipment of the project’s building materials and dozens if not hundreds of demonstrators have been at the site all week, peacefully protesting and distributing leaflets outlining their concerns about the proposed Spectra gas line. Since its approval in May, the enormous dual-state pipeline has become the cause for a number of safety, health, and environmental concerns, with resistance from city officials and residents growing daily.

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