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HYPOCRISY WATCH: Environmental groups get what they want – and cry foul

Environmental groups in Pennsylvania and New Jersey say the US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is “reckless” for allowing the transport of liquified natural gas by train.

Empower NJ, a coalition of environmental groups, used the phrase “bomb trains” to describe the plan. Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, called the approval “deeply disturbing” and “irresponsible.”

Complaints about the use of trains to transport energy products may carry more weight if these very same groups had not opposed the construction of safe, modern pipelines like …

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Supports Natural Gas Pipeline to Benefit Illinois Community

It is heartening to see that some former vocal pipeline opponents have come around to see the benefits that natural gas provides communities across the country. That includes the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who once protested the Dakota Access Pipeline but is now pushing for a pipeline to serve an Illinois community that is one of the poorest in the country.

Reverend Jesse Jackson and a group of local leaders are working to bring a natural gas line to Pembroke Township to help one of the poorest communities in America have a warmer and happier winter. 

The township, located in southeastern

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