Protesters want natural gas pipeline shut down

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Activists are continuing to voice opposition to a controversial pipeline in Wawayanda.

Protesters rallied outside the Millennium Pipeline's local office Monday. If built, the nearly 8-mile pipeline would carry natural gas between Minisink and Middletown.

Protesters say they're upset that construction involves cutting down trees that are home to bats and bald eagles.

"We would like to stop the pipeline and ultimately stop all the natural gas infrastructure projects that are happening in the Hudson Valley right now," says Rudy Tacos, of Hudson Valley Earth First.

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