NYC Activists Stage Hunger Strike to Call for Halt to Williams Oil Pipeline

HeadlineMay 15, 2019

In New York City, a group of climate activists are on the second day of a three-day hunger strike in front of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office ahead of this Thursday’s permitting deadline for the proposed Williams pipeline project, which would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields under New York Harbor. Activists are urging Cuomo, who has called for New York’s own Green New Deal, to halt the project, which they say will harm New York waters, public health, safety, democracy and the climate.

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