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Firm cancels application to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Houston-based Kinder Morgan has withdrawn its application for a federal permit to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline and a network of compressor stations. The 420-mile Northeast Energy Direct pipeline was intended to send natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields across upstate New York to New England. The company announced last month that it ...

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Constitution pipeline ready to go, Kinder Morgan project shelved

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While one company has shelved plans for a natural gas pipeline from New York into New England, another project following a similar route is poised to proceed. Constitution Pipeline spokesman Christopher Stockton says Thursday that the pipeline from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields to eastern New York is supported by firm customer commitments. Project partners include Cabot ...

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Constitution Pipeline opponents plan rally; want NY to deny permit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of environmental groups plan to rally at the state Capitol as they continue efforts to stop construction of a 124-mile natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to eastern New York. Opponents of the Constitution Pipeline want the Cuomo administration to deny a water quality permit for the project. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of the project ...

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Pipeline opponents plan rally; want NY to deny permit

Pipeline opponents plan rally; want NY to deny permit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of environmental groups plan to rally at the state Capitol as they continue efforts to stop construction of a 124-mile natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to eastern New York. Opponents of the Constitution Pipeline want the Cuomo administration to deny a water quality permit for the project. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of the project ...

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Regulators nix Constitution Pipeline’s tree-cutting request

ALBANY, N.Y. — Federal regulators have rejected the Constitution Pipeline Company’s request to cut trees in New York along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline before a critical state permit is issued. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission notified the company Friday that it could begin tree-cutting in Pennsylvania, which has granted all necessary permits. New York regulators ...

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NY attorney general objects to Constitution pipeline tree-cutting request

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general filed objections Thursday to the Constitution Pipeline Company’s request to cut trees along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline, citing the lack of a state water quality permit and pending requests for a rehearing of the federal agency order that cleared the way for the project. The Federal Energy Regulatory ...

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Both sides haggle Cuomo on pipeline permits

Both sides of the debate over the controversial Constitution Pipeline project are ratcheting up pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to act in ways that fulfill their respective wishes on state permits sought by the developer. The drama surrounding the looming decision comes as speculation mounts that the state Department of Environmental Conservation could act any day now on the so-called ...

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Pipeline firm plans Franklin open house

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, the firm behind the controversial Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, has advised federal regulators that it will be hosting an “open house” meeting in Franklin, where it plans to locate a 30,000-horsepower compressor station. However, the company said no date has been set for the meeting and no venue selected. The pipeline would parallel the ...

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