New York Indians Battle a Gas Pipeline Project

30 04 2017

This will be coming up in the news –

The Pilgrim Pipeline is slated to run through the Ramapough Lenape Nation’s territory—though the tribe is preparing to fight it.

Members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation live just 30 miles outside of New York City, near Mahwah, New Jersey. They’ve grown accustomed to gas stations and further development entering their community and covering tribal burial grounds.

Potentially next on the list is a pair of oil pipelines that would run from Albany, New York to Linden, New Jersey. . . .

http://www.colorlines.com/articles/read-new-jersey-new-pipeline-battle-brewing

Statement from Chief Dwaine C. Perry, Ramapough Lunaape Nation

They are concerned about their aquifer.

News 12 N.J. – “The Ramapough say that their situation is similar to the Sioux Nation in North Dakota who are also fighting a pipeline. The Sioux are federally recognized, but the Ramapough are not. The tribe does receive recognition from New Jersey.” (report & video)
http://newjersey.news12.com/news/ramapough-lenape-tribe-concerned-about-mahwah-pipeline-plan-1.12825201

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1 05 2017
1 05 2017
flyingcuttlefish

I saw that in ENE-News headlines. It’s only 10 mi. from Fukushima plant yesterday.
The smoke cannot be good either ….

2 05 2017
flyingcuttlefish

I see Dana did a show on it …

1 05 2017
flyingcuttlefish

Most recent news on this story is on this face book page:
Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp
https://www.facebook.com/splitrockprayercamp/

1 05 2017
flyingcuttlefish

and check this channel ….
No Parking and Private Property Signs on Halifax Road

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