Sunday, May 5, 2013

Occupy The Pipeline Video Protests Fracked Gas In NYC

A gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno, California, in September 2010, killing eight people and destroying 38 homes. Now Spectra Energy, a company with a poor safety record, is nearing completion of its high-pressure gas pipeline for Manhattan's West Village. It will deliver 800 million barrels a day of hydrofracked gas, with the risk of explosions and carcinogenic radon exposure in this densely populated neighborhood. Occupy The Pipeline produced the following video warning of the risks and ways to respond:

See Upworthy for other activist responses, including funding the legal fight.

1 comment:

John Marson said...

Three thousand residents of NYC SPONTANEOUSLY came out to protest. That is EXCEPTIONAL even by New York standards!