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Attention Northeast residents! You have important opportunities in the coming weeks to stand up and support Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project.

Attention Northeast residents: You have important opportunities in the coming weeks to stand up and support Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is holding public hearings regarding Williams’ application for a critical water quality permit. We are encouraging our supporters to RSVP to let us know you are able to attendClick the links below to learn more or to RSVP for the hearings now.

Tuesday, February 26 – Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, March 6 – Rockaway Park, NY

You can also support Northeast Supply Enhancement by signing our support petition that we will submit to the NYSDEC before the public comment period ends on March 15.

Newsflash

Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York projectv

(Reuters) - Energy traders and natural gas pipeline companies on Friday hailed a U.S. federal regulator’s decision to overturn New York’s denial of a water permit for building the Millennium Pipeline in the state.

People in the industry expressed hope that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission would be willing to override state decisions to block other pipelines, including Williams Cos Inc’s Constitution and National Fuel Gas Co’s Northern Access pipelines from Pennsylvania. These could also be approved if similar waivers are granted by FERC.

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Supreme Court of the state of New York County of Lewis in the Matter of the Application of Flat Rock Windpower LLC, and Flat Rock Windpower II LLC

 

Please see the attached PDF.

From a member of the jlcny
Posted: April 12th, 2019

The following LTE appears inthis week's Hometown Oneonta:     Oneonta needs natural gas. Supply is not meeting demand in downstate's Westchester, Brooklyn, and Queens as well as well as upstate's Oneonta. The cracks are beginning to show. The latest skirmish in Otsego County's Gas Wars is over the deployment of a decompressor station in the old D & H railyard. NYSEG [ ... ]

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New York needs natural gas, Gov. Cuomo
Posted: April 12th, 2019

In January, the overt struggle between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and natural gas inundated front page news when New York’s major utility, Con Edison, announced plans to implement a moratorium on new natural gas connections in most of Westchester County. Then, just as the moratorium went into effect on March 15, the state offered up a $250 million Hail-Mary funding plan for clean e [ ... ]

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TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO FAST-TRACK OIL AND GAS PIPELINES
Posted: April 12th, 2019TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO FAST-TRACK OIL AND GAS PIPELINES

resident Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders aimed at speeding up oil and gas pipeline permitting, including limiting the ability of activists and states to block key energy projects. Trump signed the orders Wednesday at an International Union of Operating Engineers’ training center near Houston. Some labor unions have pushed back against Democrats’ anti-fossil fuel agenda, in [ ... ]

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Trump Going to Houston to Announce Pipeline Executive Order!
Posted: April 11th, 2019

President Donald Trump is going to Houston on Wednesday and will announce the pipeline executive order he’s issuing. It’s more than pipelines; it’s justice! UPDATE: The executive order and my explanation of why it’s very good may be found here! We are two days away from an in-your-face Executive Order President Trump is issuing to deliver some justice to states such a [ ... ]

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Con Ed Cuts Off New Gas Hookups in New York Suburb Residential buildings in Yonkers, one of the cities and towns in Westchest...
Posted: March 22nd, 2019 Credit John Taggart for The New York Times

Residential buildings in Yonkers, one of the cities and towns in Westchester County where Con Edison, the main utility, has imposed a moratorium on new natural gas hookups. Credit
John Taggart for The New York Times Across the suburbs north of New York City, clusters of luxury towers are rising around commuter rail stations, designed to lure young workers seeking easy access to Manhattan. In al [ ... ]

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Pennsylvania As The New Natural Gas Giant
Posted: March 22nd, 2019

Quietly for much of the country, coal legend Pennsylvania has become the second most vital natural gas state At over 18 Bcf/d, Pennsylvania now yields over 20% of all U.S. gas, only behind Texas' 22 Bcf/d. In the 10 years since a shale revolution took flight in its Marcellus play, Pennsylvania's gas output has exploded 32-fold. Over that time, Pennsylvania has been responsible for 6 Tcf of the e [ ... ]

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Infographic: More Than $32 Billion Being Invested in Appalachian Basin Pipelines
Posted: March 13th, 2019Infographic: More Than $32 Billion Being Invested in Appalachian Basin Pipelines

More than two dozen Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated pipeline projects are feeding $32.6 billion in investments across the Appalachian Basin, according to a new report from Energy In Depth. This infusion of capital will result in roughly 3,500 miles of new, repurposed or replaced pipelines across Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and generate more than 124,000 jobs. Natural g [ ... ]

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From a member of the jlcny
Posted: February 25th, 2019

Otsego County has it all. Natural beauty, a significant history, many cultural institutions and colleges, and a noted rural health system. It has two sizeable towns with a varietry of restaurants and ample night lives. The outlying villages have congregations of many faiths, school pride, and local civic and private organizations where neighbors help neighbors. It's a good place to raise kids. Ex [ ... ]

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Power lines: The next 'Green New Deal' battlefront?
Posted: February 25th, 2019

This Energy Department map shows how new long-distance power lines allow surplus wind and solar power to be shared across the United States. National Renewable Energy Laboratory     If the goals of the "Green New Deal" are a political minefield, so, too, are the most likely strategies for reaching its target of very high national levels of renewable energy output. A shelf of author [ ... ]

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Attention Northeast residents! You have important opportunities in the coming weeks to stand up and support Williams’ Northea...
Posted: February 25th, 2019

Attention Northeast residents: You have important opportunities in the coming weeks to stand up and support Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is holding public hearings regarding Williams’ application for a critical water quality permit. We are encouraging our supporters to RSVP to let us know you are [ ... ]

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Westchester County Soiling Itself re NatGas Moratorium
Posted: February 25th, 2019

Now that the reality has begun to sink in that there will be no magic bullet, no magic wand waved to prevent Consolidated Edison from refusing to add new customers (like hotels, apartment buildings, etc.) to its natural gas distribution system in Westchester County, NY, politicians and business leaders in the county are beginning to soil themselves. Certainly metaphorically–maybe literally. &nb [ ... ]

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The price of Cuomo’s war on natural gas is only starting to kick in
Posted: February 25th, 2019

New Yorkers experienced the headache caused by Gov. Cuomo’s crusade against natural gas last week, when a public hearing was held to discuss Con Edison’s January announcement that it would institute a moratorium on accepting new gas customers in Westchester County. The Empire State has stymied the construction of the necessary transmission infrastructure, so Con Ed is unable to keep up with d [ ... ]

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Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind & Solar: ‘Let’s Quit Jerking Around With Renewables & Batteries’
Posted: February 21st, 2019

When the world’s richest entrepreneur says wind and solar will never work, it’s probably time to listen. Bill Gates made a fortune applying common sense to the untapped market of home computing. The meme has it that IBM’s CEO believed there was only a market for five computers in the entire world. Gates thought otherwise. Building a better system than any of his rivals and shrewdl [ ... ]

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Natural gas boosters push state to get pipelines back on track
Posted: February 21st, 2019

By JOE MAHONEY CNHI State Reporter Jan 27, 2019
ALBANY — With two proposed natural gas pipelines stuck in neutral after they failed to secure permits, business leaders are warning that the state faces calamitous economic consequences if energy infrastructure projects can't clear hurdles erected by the Cuomo administration. Meanwhile, environmentalists who oppose the projects are worried that Pr [ ... ]

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Gas Shortages Give New York an Early Taste of the Green New Deal - WSJ
Posted: February 18th, 2019

From the Wall Street Journal The combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling—sometimes known as the “shale revolution”—has enabled Texas, Pennsylvania and other states to produce record quantities of natural gas, some of which is being frozen, loaded onto giant ships, and transported to customers in places like Chile, China and India. Thanks to the environmental polic [ ... ]

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