Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move July 21, 2017


Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move July 21, 2017

Clarke Opposes Undermining Environmental Review for Natural Gas Pipelines
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-Crown Heights, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Brownsville, Sheepshead Bay) yesterday voted against H.R. 2910, a bill that would expedite the permitting approval process for natural gas pipelines by eliminating protections for property owners and local communities and undermining the existing environmental review process.
Referred to as the “Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act,” the measure would allow companies that build natural gas pipelines to complete land surveys on private property without the consent of the owners or obtaining a permit from …

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