1. Tell Your Neighbors
Most people probably don’t know about the pipeline. Tell your neighbors and distribute flyers. Have your neighbors tell their neighbors and friends.
If they are on Facebook, have them visit our Facebook pages and suggest their friends to our Facebook pages.
2. Deny SURVEYING
Tell Spectra, Nexus or any of their land agents that you are denying permission to survey your land. If they insist on coming on your land, you have the right to call the police.
More here in dealing with Surveyors: Link to Dealing with Surveyors info
3. Post Yard Signs
Bring attention to the opposition to the pipeline by placing yard signs. Hang signs in public places as well to draw attention to the matter. Also reference this website or the Facebook pages on the signs so people have a may to find out more about the opposition.
Print or request a Yard Sign: Link to Yard Sign info
4. Distribute Flyers not only to neighbors but to coffee shops, businesses and other public places
If you go to coffee shops, rec centers, gyms or other public places, leave flyers about the opposition to the pipeline. If you have a bulletin board at work, business, country club or local pub, post a few flyers.
Print Flyers: Link to Flyers
5. Hang Posters
Bring attention to the opposition to the pipeline by hanging posters in your window. Hang posters in public places as well to draw attention to the matter.
Print Posters: Link to Posters
6. Write letters to your elected officials
Write letters to your elected officials stating your concerns over this pipeline being in your area. Ask them as an elected official, how to they plan to ensure your health, safety, well being and integrity not only of you and your family, but your neighbors, neighborhood and property if this pipeline goes through. Ask why allow this pipeline to go through a populated area when it does have too. Ask why take the chance. Ask wouldn’t it be better to error on the side of caution? Ask them to write a resolution to prohibit this pipleline.
7. Call your elected officials
Contact all levels of government, including your townships, cities, county, state and government officials and voice the above concerns. Ask for a resolution to prohibit this pipeline. Let them know you do not want this pipeline.
8. Attend your local Township Trustee, City and County Commissioner Meetings
Attend your local Township Trustee, City and County Commissioner meetings. Tell them how you are affected by this pipeline and that you are opposed to it. Ask them as elected officials how they plan to ensure your health, safety and well-being and the integrity of your land. Ask them to write a resolution to prohibit this pipeline.
Upcoming meetings and events: Link to the Event Calendar
9. Comment to FERC and attend SCOPING MEETINGS to voice your concerns
Whether you are directly affected by the NEXUS pipeline route or not, comment to FERC now either by submitting comments (including attachments) online or by hand written letters. Tell FERC why you oppose the pipeline and how it will affect you or your neighborhood. Comment about private property being taken, destruction of forests, draining of wetlands, crossing parkland, contaminating aquifers, disrupting watersheds and the hazard of running this through residential areas. Instructions on how to comment online or by written letter can be found at the link below.
How to Comment to FERC: Link to Commenting to FERC
See Calendar for upcoming FERC Scoping Meetings: Link to Calendar