Two parallel pipelines, 170 miles each, between Albany, NY and Linden, NJ; plus over 12 miles of single-pipe lateral lines. Bakken shale oil would be sent south; refined products (including kerosene) would be sent north. The pipeline crosses 5 N.J counties, 6 N.Y counties, 30 N.J. towns, 25 N.Y. municipalities, & environmentally fragile areas/sources for water. Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC is led by 4 oil industry executives, including two former Koch Industries, Inc. managers. It receives financial support from parent corporation Ares Management, L.P. The pipeline has a projected capital cost of $980 million.
Who’s fighting this pipeline?-