STP tells FERC it lacks jurisdiction to issue the Waiver Order, and even if it had jurisdiction, its order is factually inaccurate, contrary to law, and inequitable.
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FERC Now Says NYSDEC Waived its Authority to Deny the Water Quality Certification
A regulatory agency like FERC should not be allowed to unilaterally upend what the courts decide
FERC Says DEC Had the Right to Deny the 401 Water Quality Certification
Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Federal Ruling Against the Constitutional Pipeline JANUARY 11, 2018 Albany, NY "No corporation should be allowed to endanger our natural resources, and the Constitution Pipeline represented a threat to our water quality and our environment. I commend the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for ruling in favor of [...]
Saqib Rahim, E&E News reporter Published: Friday, January 12, 2018 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday upheld New York's decision to block a natural gas pipeline, passing up a chance to use the federal trump card that many in the pipeline industry had hoped for. . . . Constitution isn't finished yet. Williams Cos., the [...]
Washington (Platts)--11 Jan 2018 541 pm EST/2241 GMT The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied Williams' request that it revive the Constitution Pipeline project by finding the New York water quality review waived through delay. . . . The new decision, approved Thursday by all five FERC commissioners, noted that since 1987 FERC has [...]
FERC Deals Constitution Another Blow, Declines to Waive New York Authority Jamison Cocklin January 11, 2018
FERC dealt another blow to the long-delayed Constitution Pipeline on Thursday, denying a petition for a declaratory order that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) waived its authority when it failed to issue a water quality certification (WQC) within a reasonable period of time. . . . "We reiterate that once an [...]
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday shot down Constitution Pipeline Co.'s request for a rehearing in litigation over the company's proposal to transport natural gas across the Empire State.
Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News reporter Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 A federal court will not revisit its decision to side with New York state regulators who denied a key permit for an embattled natural gas pipeline.\ The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday shot down Constitution Pipeline Co.'s request for a rehearing in [...]