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Gov. Cuomo on WAMC’s Roundtable 9/6/19 SEP 6, 2019

The segment on the Constitution Pipeline starts at 26:50 and ends at 28:18. Alan Chartock, "What do you do now?" Governor Cuomo, "We contest it anyway we can."   [Governor Cuomo goes on to describe this decision as federal bullying.] https://www.wamc.org/post/gov-cuomo-wamcs-roundtable-9619

Gov. Cuomo on WAMC’s Roundtable 9/6/19 SEP 6, 2019 2019-09-09T20:53:51+00:00

Cuomo on Constitution Pipeline: ‘Any way that we can challenge it, we will’

September 6, 2019 Governor Cuomo called a decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission "disrespectful of states' rights" and criticized the Trump administration for overstepping its bounds before vowing to fight the ruling.   https://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/new-york/2019/09/06/cuomo-constitution-pipeline-any-way-we-can-challenge-it-we-will/2231330001/

Cuomo on Constitution Pipeline: ‘Any way that we can challenge it, we will’ 2019-09-09T20:53:00+00:00

Constitution Pipeline Is Back On After FERC Ruling August 30, 2019

Former EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck points out that all the reasons why the DEC rejected the permit and all of the community concerns are still there, regardless of what she characterizes as "FERC's unusual position on this..."   "...which, I think, also contradicts an important court decision on this pipeline." https://www.wamc.org/post/constitution-pipeline-back-after-ferc-ruling

Constitution Pipeline Is Back On After FERC Ruling August 30, 2019 2019-09-09T20:51:53+00:00

Feds clear way for Constitution Pipeline in New York over state’s objection August 29, 2019

The decision handed down by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission found the state Department of Environmental Conservation waived its right to reject the necessary water-quality permit for the pipeline because the state agency failed to act in a timely manner. https://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/new-york/2019/08/29/feds-clear-way-constitution-pipeline-new-york/2150884001/

Feds clear way for Constitution Pipeline in New York over state’s objection August 29, 2019 2019-09-09T20:51:19+00:00

FERC Finds Waiver of 401 Certification for Constitution Pipeline on Remand from D.C. Circuit August 29, 2019

In January 2018, FERC issued an order denying the petition based on its longstanding interpretation that the withdrawal and resubmission of a 401 application restarts the one-year waiver period.  Constitution sought review before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (D.C. Circuit).  While the case was pending, the D.C. Circuit issued its decision [...]

FERC Finds Waiver of 401 Certification for Constitution Pipeline on Remand from D.C. Circuit August 29, 2019 2019-09-09T20:51:13+00:00

FERC puts Constitution Pipeline back on track, finding New York waived water authority August 29, 2019

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has found that New York waived its water quality authority for Williams' Constitution Pipeline, giving new life to a natural gas project stalled since April 2016 when state regulators denied a permit. . . . The commission, by a 4-0 vote late Wednesday, reversed its earlier finding -- that the [...]

FERC puts Constitution Pipeline back on track, finding New York waived water authority August 29, 2019 2019-09-09T20:48:08+00:00

FERC Capriciously Reverses Course

FERC Now Says NYSDEC Waived its Authority to Deny the Water Quality Certification On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission suddenly reversed its position and now claims New York State failed to act on time when it denied the 401 water quality certification on April 22, 2016. FERC's decision contradicts the [...]

FERC Capriciously Reverses Course 2019-09-09T21:02:23+00:00

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Federal Ruling Against the Constitutional Pipeline

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 [...]

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Federal Ruling Against the Constitutional Pipeline 2018-01-13T12:46:24+00:00

FERC stands by state decision to block Constitution pipeline

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 [...]

FERC stands by state decision to block Constitution pipeline 2018-01-13T12:45:33+00:00

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