Another Fracked Gas Pipeline: Why We Should Care

“On a brisk January evening in Salem, Oregon, hundreds of people came together in solidarity in front of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs building to demand that the Jordan Cove Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Export Terminal and the Pacific Connector Pipeline not get built. The 229 mile controversial pipeline is being pushed forward by the Pembina Pipeline Corporation in spite of huge opposition by landowners, community members and environmental groups.

The rally was hosted by multiple Oregon organizations, including Rogue Climate, Cascadia Wildlands Oregon Chapter, Opal Environmental Justice Oregon, and a dozen other groups. The rally featured a number of passionate speakers from the public and private sectors and was followed by a public hearing where hundreds of people were in line to speak up against the pipeline, all of whom waited in line for hours to have their voices heard….”


View the full article on Portland Community College Student Newspaper website here!