WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Despite heavy opposition from some, state officials have approved a permit that would move the proposed Algonquin pipeline expansion project forward, according to lohud.com.
The Department of Environmental Conservation granted the essential water permit on the grounds that New York’s natural resources are protected during the pipeline expansion, lohud.com reported.
The project will add nearly 16 miles of pipeline to Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties.
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