IMPORTANT! If you oppose the Spectra pipeline,it is crucial that you attend the upcoming FERC hearing and submit comments. The meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 20th, 7pm, at P.S. 41, Greenwich Village School Auditorium, 116 West 11th Street NYC 10011.
If you cannot attend the hearing, please download the sample comment letter and mail it to FERC before Oct. 31st: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/41163777/FERC%20letterDB.pdf Please spread the word and ask all your neighbors to do the same. You may also comment online at the FERC website: FERC: Help - How to Submit Comments via eComment (Use Docket #CP11-56-000).
It is also highly recommended that you become an Intervenor on the project, in order to have the legal standing to bring suit, should FERC approve the project: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/41163777/How%20to%20Become%20an%20Intervenor.pdf
FERC has, in the draft EIS, indicated their intention to approve the Spectra pipeline. If you want to have a say in this decision, you must comment before the deadline on Monday, October 31st. This is the LAST opportunity for public input to FERC. A final EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) and decision is expected by January 2012.