Local Activists Continue Resistance to Fracked-Gas Pipeline

Press Conference: Local Activists Continue Resistance to Fracked-Gas Pipeline Expansion

  • When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 11am
  • Where: Sixth Division District Court, One Dorrance Plaza, Providence, RI, 02903
  • What:
    • The latest on the court case against Peter Nightingale, a URI physics professor who was arrested at a sit-in organized by Rhode Island activists at Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s Providence office on December 16 of last year.
    • Exposing the real reason that Spectra is proposing three expansions to their Northeast pipeline system, and the legal fight to stop these projects.
    • Announcing next steps in the fight against the Spectra Pipeline expansion project including upcoming actions and events in Rhode Island and beyond.
  • Who: Members of FANG (Fighting Against Natural Gas) and Fossil Free RI

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