Pennsylvanians vow to fight gas pipeline project

Residents of central Pennsylvania are vowing to continue the fight against a new natural gas pipeline despite setbacks in court.

by

    Residents of central Pennsylvania are vowing to continue the fight against a new natural gas pipeline despite setbacks in court.

    A group of citizens fighting the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline had a small victory when they won an order to halt construction, but that was short-lived.

    The natural gas pipeline project is a $3bn investment, which will see over 300km of new pipeline laid.

    President Donald Trump has voiced his support for such projects despite growing controversy over the industry, but the citizens will continue fighting back, with more complaints filed in court and more acts of civil disobedience planned.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Explore how your country voted on global issues since 1946, as the world gears up for the 74th UN General Assembly.

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.