Presentation notes from STP August 2016 meeting

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Presentation notes from STP August 2016 meeting.

Stop the Pipeline’s Brief Challenging FERC’s Orders

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Stop the Pipeline's Brief Challenging FERC's Orders

New York AG, Constitution Backers Trade Legal Blows Over Marcellus Pipe Project Natural Gas Intel

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The battle over the proposed Constitution Pipeline into New York State got rougher on Monday after the state's attorney general (AG) asked FERC to investigate the pipeline for allegedly cutting trees and taking other unauthorized actions for the project.

New York Demands Probe of Tree Cutting on Pipeline Route

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Friday demanded that FERC investigate Constitution Pipeline for alleged tree cutting and other construction activities in defiance of a commission order (CP13-499). . .

AG adds to legal woes for Constitution pipeline

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Friday raised another potential legal obstacle to the proposed Constitution natural gas pipeline, already wounded this month when the state denied it necessary environmental permits. . . .

State rejects Constitution natural gas pipeline on environmental grounds

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

State rejects Constitution natural gas pipeline on environmental grounds By Brian Nearing April 22, 2016 For the second time in a week, a major natural gas pipeline project in the state appears to have hit [...]

Cuomo administration rejects Constitution pipeline

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

ALBANY­ The Cuomo administration has denied the water quality permits for a controversial pipeline in what has become another primary test of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s environmental legacy. . . .

State denies Constitution natural gas pipeline permits

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

DEC had repeatedly requested that Constitution provide a comprehensive and site-specific analysis of depth for pipeline burial to mitigate the project’s environmental impact ­ but the company refused ­ providing only a limited analysis of burial depth for 21 of the 250 New York streams. Pipes can become exposed in stream beds if not buried deeply enough, and corrective action can further damage the stream and impact water quality. . . .

New York Denies Critical Permit for Natural Gas Pipeline

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

ALBANY, N.Y. ­ New York environmental regulators have rejected a critical permit needed for a major natural gas pipeline project, saying the project fails to meet standards that protect hundreds of streams, wetlands and other water resources in its path. . . .

NYSDEC Denies Water Quality Certificate Required For Constitution Pipeline

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Today, officials from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the denial of the Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed Constitution Pipeline.. . .

Constitution pipeline 401 WQC Denied!

April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

"This notice of denial serves as the Department's final determination." Today the NYS DEC denied 401 water quality certificate for the Constitution Pipeline. This is a huge victory for the people and the planet. [...]

Photo Gallery from the April 2016 Albany March

April 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The March in Albany April 5th brought hundreds to the Capital to voice their opposition to the Constitution Pipeline. <a href="http://dec.stopthepipeline.org/albany-rally-april-2016/">See the entire Gallery</a>

  • Stop a Pipeline for Fracked Gas NY Times Op-Ed By Karenna Gore

Stop a Pipeline for Fracked Gas — NY Times Op-Ed By Karenna Gore

April 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The Clean Water Act gives the New York Department of Environmental Conservation the power to deny a water-quality certificate to projects that do not meet its water-quality standards. There is ample reason to do so. . . . The Constitution Pipeline is the wrong delivery system, using the wrong fuel, in the wrong place, at the wrong time. It promises benefits it can’t deliver, and will bring costs it neglects to calculate ­ to water, wildlife, family farms, tourism and, yes, the earth’s atmosphere. This month, New Yorkers should let the water guide us ­ and say no.

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