A recent op-ed appearing in Cranes New York Business highlights the need for expanding access to natural gas infrastructure in New York City.
The article was penned by Charlene Nimmons, the former resident association president for Wyckoff Garden Houses in Brooklyn and the CEO of Public Housing Communities Inc.
Nimmons calls attention to the plight of thousands of New York City Housing Authority residents who were left out in the cold as the temperature recently dropped to record lows.
Nimmons says that New York’s public housing heating infrastructure is in desperate need of improvements, including new boilers and improved natural gas access.
“And the city’s largest source of natural gas, Transco, set new records this month in the amount of fuel delivered. Groups like the New York Building Congress have warned this will lead to supply issues soon because there are not enough pipelines coming in to the city.”
He specifically calls out a potential solution to to the issue, highlighting Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project. He writes,