Dangerous Offshore Project is Back - Battle Begins!
FROM CLEAN OCEAN ACTION WEBSITE:
The time is now! This is the final chance to Stop Port Ambrose - a Dangerous, Harmful, and Unnecessary Offshore Industrial Project!
After months of delay, the Port Ambrose LNG import facility is back and the battle is on! This project is dangerous for the marine ecosystem, economy, and our security in New York and New Jersey.
You can help save the ocean, endangered marine life, and our quality of life by contacting Governor Christie and Governor Cuomo today and attending one of the final public hearings:
November 4th - Sheraton Hotel - Eatontown, NJ 6 PM - 10 PM
November 5th - Sheraton Hotel - Eatontown, NJ 6 PM - 10 PM
In January of 2015, over 1,000 concerned citizens attended hearings against Port Ambrose and we need even more for the final battle! They have doubled the days - let's double the number of citizens to protect our coast!
Port Ambrose by the Numbers
- 1,862,000,000 number of gallons of seawater that would be withdrawn during construction – killing billions of plankton and zooplankton, the basis of the food web of the sea.
- 180,000 the number of tons of carbon that will be produced from operations of Port Ambrose. This figure doesn’t even include the carbon dioxide produced when LNG is regasified.
- 55 An LNG tanker contains more than 55 times the explosive force of the Hiroshima Bomb.
- 1 The Port of New York and New Jersey on the East Coast and third in the country. USCG officials have confirmed that LNG ports and tankers are terrorist targets. Millions of citizens in coastal regions and entire commerce-based economies are threatened.
For a complete list of concerning numbers in regards to Port Ambrose, click here.