Contacts: Mark Pezzati (STP) 845-676-3621 Robert Nied (CSRC) 518-872-3903 Stop the Pipeline (STP) and the Center for Sustainable Rural Communities (CSRC) will hold a joint press conference on Friday February 27th, at 10 AM, in Room 130 of the Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY in advance of delivering thousands of written comments to […]
I have two concerns about the Constitution Pipeline: (1) proper flood planning, and (2) leakage problems in karst terrain. I am a hydrologist with 40 years of professional experience. But I have also worked part-time for four petroleum companies, so I have no animosity toward the industry. (1) According to published statements, the pipeline is […]
The withdrawal of millions of gallons of clean water from any stream, let alone two protected trout and trout-spawning streams, would be a violation of DEC §703.2 Narrative water quality standards for flow. The replacement of this formerly clean water after hydrostatic testing with water now contaminated with oil, drill cuttings, biocides and other unknown substances would be a violation of DEC §703.2 Narrative water quality standards for Taste-, color-, and odor-producing, toxic and other deleterious substances; for suspended, colloidal and settleable solids; and for oil and floating substances.