The editorial board of the New York Post recently came out in support of pipelines, discussing how New Yorkers saved over $500 million just as a result of one completed pipeline into Manhattan.
In fact, pipelines are the safest way to move oil and gas. Transport by road or rail is far more likely to bring a spill or explosion, and costs more, too. The anti-pipeline crew doesn’t care, because it wants these fuels to be as expensive as possible.
Yet consider the gains to consumers from just one pipeline, the Trans-Hudson, or Spectra, Pipeline that brings natural gas into Lower Manhattan. It, too, had to overcome green objections — and New Yorkers are lucky it finished before the pipeline-killers really got going.
Read more – New York Post