FERC BILL H.R. 1900–urgent

HR1900, “The Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act” comes before the House Energy and Commerce Committee today.

On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 7:28 AM, s winkler <winklersh1@gmail.com> wrote:

It’s not just the 24 gas infrastructure projects currently planned for New York whose effect on our state would be devastating.

BUT NOW THIS:

HR1900, “The Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act” comes before the House Energy and Commerce Committee today. This bill would fast track approval for all interstate gas pipelines, requiring FERC to process applications within one year.

TERRIBLE, DANGEROUS BILL!

Citizens cannot POSSIBLY react fast enough to an obtuse FERC process as it is, now they want to cut the time for a pipeline review basically in half! bill text here:

Bill Text – 113th Congress (2013-2014) – THOMAS (Library of Congress)

We wrote about this bill in May: Super Scary Legislation and Deals Now we need to kill it!

NYC Congressman Jerry Nadler sits on the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials  EMAIL AND CALL NADLER TODAY!!!!

Email Me | Congressman Jerrold Nadler In DC: 202-225-5635  In Manhattan: 212-367-7350In Brooklyn: 718-373-3198

Call YOUR congressional rep today also:

Find Your Representative · House.gov

Testimony on the bill from Delaware Riverkeeper head, Maya van Rossum:

docs.house.gov/meetings/IF/IF03/20130709/101102/HHRG-113-IF03-Wstate-vanRossumM-20130709.pdf

We need to follow up and track who votes in favor of this bill. Reps must be held accountable.

THANKS!!!

Clare Donohue

http://www.saneenergyproject.org/

Citizen Radon Watch

Sierra Club NYC/Atlantic Chapter  347-452-9594f

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: