Latrice Walker, assemblywoman for New York State’s District 55, still distinctly remembers what it was like growing up with childhood asthma in Brownsville.

“There were days when I would be on a machine at Kings County Hospital clinging to my chest, because I couldn’t breathe,” she told a crowd of around 100 protestors gathered at Zion Triangle on September 26 to oppose the fifth phase of construction of the Metropolitan Reliability Infrastructure (MRI) project, more commonly known as the North Brooklyn pipeline.

The crowd took to the streets to rally neighbors around putting an end to the North Brooklyn Pipeline and associated National Grid rate hikes. North Brooklyn Pipeline Protest. Audrey Carleton/Bklyner Latrice Walker, assemblywoman for New York State’s District 55, still distinctly remembers what it was like growing up with […]

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