Phone-Call Campaign to Stop the AIM Pipeline

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“Right now, Spectra Energy is building the AIM Pipeline, a dangerous, high-pressure gas pipeline that would pose a danger to our communities and lock us into further dependence on fossil fuels. Tell your senators – we need you to DEMAND that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issue a stop work order for the AIM pipeline, and we need YOU to take a public stand against the pipeline via a joint press conference in DC with your senate colleagues. Our lives are on the line!”
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PLEASE START ENCOURAGING YOUR GROUPS TO CALL-IN, FACEBOOK POST AND TWEET ON MONDAYS, STARTING on JULY 18th
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  • New York suggested script: Senator Schumer call and Senator Gillibrand call:
THANK YOU Senator Schumer/Gillibrand for your call to halt construction on the Spectra AIM pipeline on May 20, 2016.
We have called your office to follow up to request that you:
  1. File your call to the FERC Docket
  2. Hold a press conference with the other Senators who are along the pipeline route.
Furthermore, we urge you, along with your Senator colleagues in RI, MA, CT who also have Spectra AIM Pipeline destruction progressing against legislators, local resolutions and strong community opposition, to hold a national press conference in Washington, DC, demanding FERC issue a “Stop Work Order” to the Spectra AIM pipeline.
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Our lives are on the line!”
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  • Connecticut suggested script: Senator Murphy call and Senator Blumenthal call:
THANK YOU Senator Murphy/Blumenthal for accepting our hand-delivered letter in your office on June 13, 2016. As you know Spectra AIM is underway in neighboring NY against the will of Governor Cuomo, multiple NY State agencies and Senators Schumer and Gillibrand. We not heard a response from you, and we urge you, along with your Senator colleagues in NY, RI, MA who also have Spectra AIM Pipeline destruction progressing against legislators, local resolutions and strong community opposition, to hold a national press conference in Washington, DC, demanding FERC issue a “Stop Work Order” to the AIM pipeline.
Our lives are on the line!”
  • Massachusetts suggest script: Senator Warren call and Senator Markey call:
THANK YOU Senator Warren/Markey for writing to FERC and urging them to conduct an independent EIS on Atlantic Bridge and to answer questions regarding the conflict of interest between NRG (contractor that worked on the EA) and Spectra on June 9th, 2016.
As you know Spectra AIM, the first leg of this illegally segmented project that connects to Atlantic Bridge, is underway in NYS against the will of Governor Cuomo, multiple NY State agencies and Senators Schumer and Gillibrand. We request that you respond to our letter hand-delivered to your office on June 13, 2016, with your Senator colleagues in NY, RI, CT who also have Spectra AIM Pipeline destruction progressing against legislators, local resolutions and strong community opposition, to hold a national press conference in Washington, DC, demanding FERC issue a “Stop Work Order” to the AIM pipeline.
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Our lives are on the line!”
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  • Rhode Island suggest script: Senator Whitehouse call and Senator Reed call:
THANK YOU Senator Whitehouse for removing your name from Spectra’s list of official supporters of the “AIM” pipeline project and showing your leadership of your constituents.
THANK YOU Senator Reed for accepting our hand-delivered letter in your office on June 13, 2016.”
We urge you, along with your Senator colleagues in NY, CT, MA who also have Spectra AIM Pipeline destruction progressing against legislators, local resolutions and strong community opposition, to hold a national press conference in Washington, DC, demanding FERC issue a “Stop Work Order” to the AIM pipeline.
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Our lives are on the line!”
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  • Sample Tweets:
  1. NY, RI, CT, MA Join THE Senatorial effort to demand FERC issue a Stop Work Order of the Spectra AIM Pipeline. Share! (attach photo and tag Senators and your ally groups)
  2. NY specific:
  • pre-dot important>.@SenatorSchumer respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  • .@SenGillibrand respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  1. MA specific:
  • .@SenWarren respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  • .@SenMarkey respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  1. CT specific:
  • .@SenMurphyOffice respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  • .@SenBlumenthal respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  1. RI specific: (You have to request Follow approval first of Whitehouse)
  • .@SenatorSWStaff respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
  • .@SenJackReed respond to our June 13 hand-delivered letter to your office: Hold a 4-state press conference: Tell FERC to halt Spectra AIM
Hashtags:
#stopspectra #resistAIM #wesayno #keepitintheground #FERC #FERCdoesntwork #stopAIMpipeline #nopipelines
(Thanks to Kim, Patrick, and the Spectra fighters who put together this campaign!)