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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.

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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Trump raises fracking, abortion in meeting with Cuomo
Posted: February 18th, 2019

BY BRETT SAMUELS - 02/12/19 05:57 PM EST 524
President Trump on Tuesday suggested that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) open the state up to fracking to improve its economy, and he also raised concerns about the state's recent legislation that expanded access to abortion. The two New Yorkers spoke at the White House after Cuomo requested a meeting to discuss a provision in the Republicans' 2017 tax- [ ... ]

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The Energy Infrastructure and Economy Summit
Posted: February 18th, 2019

The Energy Infrastructure and Economy Summit, sponsored by the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce, was held at the Otesaga Hotel on Thursday, Jan.31. Starting at 9:00 AM, ending at 4:00 PM. it featured 19 speakers and 170 attendees. The conference tilterd heavily towards renewables but there was substantial balance with 4 pro gas industry-supportive speakers plus a majority pro-gas business commu [ ... ]

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Southwestern Pennsylvania leads the state when it comes to new shale gas wells drilled
Posted: February 5th, 2019

Southwestern Pennsylvania continued to grow its share of shale gas drilling in 2018, gaining 401 wells since Jan. 1, 2018. The 11-county region — Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland — accounted for half of the 795 new wells added in Pennsylvania last year. Statewide, Susquehanna County added 180 wells last year, tops  [ ... ]

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FERC Responds to NY Radicals re Pipeline Impacts on Global Warming
Posted: February 1st, 2019

This post is about a pipeline project we’ve written quite a bit about over the past few years–Dominion Energy’s New Market project that ever-so-modestly expands an existing pipeline in Upstate New York. But at its heart, the issue is much deeper. Anti-fossil fuel radicals are challenging this project, in court, as a way to force the government to consider man-made global warming when approvi [ ... ]

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Blame Cuomo for New York’s coming natural-gas crisis
Posted: January 23rd, 2019

If you think Gov. Cuomo’s neglect of mass transit has caused headaches, just wait ’til you see what his reckless de facto ban on natural-gas pipelines is doing. On Thursday, Con Ed notified regulators that, come March 15, it won’t accept new gas customers in most of Westchester, thanks to supply shortages. National Grid has been issuing similar warnings. New-customer cutoffs in the city may [ ... ]

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A plea for help from a member of the jlcny.
Posted: January 23rd, 2019

Our team has Mike German, Karen Moreau,Tom Shepstone and Mike Zagata as presenters. The Anti-faction has many more presenters who will speak on topics ranging from imminent climate disasters to "Deep Energy Retro Fits". The acolytes will be there and applaud! We have a chance to be heard but we need knowledgeable boots on the ground. You are those BOOTS! This summit is the beginning of a policy m [ ... ]

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