FERC Says DEC Had the Right to Deny the 401 Water Quality Certification
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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 [...]
Constitution Pipeline Rejected! Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms States' Power to Reject Pipelines by Larissa Liebmann August 18, 2017 http://waterkeeper.org/second-circuit-court-of-appeals-affirms-states-power-to-reject-pipelines/ Natural gas pipeline backers lose federal court appeal Brian Nearing Published 4:16 pm, Friday, August 18, 2017 http://www.timesunion.com/allnews/article/Natural-gas-pipeline-backers-lose-federal-court-11942338.php Constitution Pipeline in NY rejected by court POLITICS ON THE HUDSON [...]
Saqib Rahim, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, August 21, 2017 A federal court has upheld New York's decision to deny a water permit for a major natural gas pipeline. Last year, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) rejected Constitution Pipeline Co.'s application for a water permit under the Clean Water Act. Constitution [...]
Natural gas pipeline backers lose federal court appeal Brian Nearing Albany Times Union August 18, 2017 DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos and pipeline opponents cheered the ruling as a victory for state jurisdiction over federal environmental laws, while the developers and state Business Council said the state was ignoring the jobs and energy the project [...]