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Hudson Valley News
5:52 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Constitution Pipeline Contacts NY Landowners

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A legal back-and-forth has begun over letters sent to landowners along a proposed natural gas pipeline route in New York. The letters say litigation could begin later this week if landowners do not allow the pipeline company access to rights of way. An attorney representing pipeline opponents has responded.

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WAMC News
12:12 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Pipeline Open Houses On Hold After Tennessee Gas Submits Draft Reports

The proposed route for Kinder Morgan's Northeast Energy Direct Project
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Tennessee Gas Company, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, is delaying the open houses on its proposed 400-mile natural gas pipeline it planned to hold throughout New York and Massachusetts. It comes a day after the company filed draft environmental impact and alternative route reports.

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New England News
12:52 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

FERC Hears Pipeline Concerns In Sandisfield

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission held a public comment meeting in Sandisfield, Massachusetts last night on a proposed natural gas pipeline project that would include expansions in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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New England News
12:57 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Energy Company Lays Out Pipeline Plans, Law Foundation Explains Approval Process

Pittsfield Public Schools Superintendent Jason McCandless, at podium, served as moderator for Thursday night's meeting at Berkshire Community College.
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At an informational meeting Thursday night in Pittsfield, representatives from Kinder Morgan laid out plans to build a roughly 400-mile natural gas pipeline running from Pennsylvania through New York to eastern Massachusetts. And in response to growing concerns, the Conservation Law Foundation put Berkshire County representatives through a crash course on the permitting process.

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Hudson Valley News
6:50 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

HV Congressman Releases First TV Ad

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A New York congressman in a closely-watched race is releasing his first television ad. His opponent is hitting back.

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s campaign has released its first ad for television, which was slated to begin airing September 9th on Hudson Valley cable stations. It’s called “Dad.”

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Hudson Valley News
9:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

NY Congressmen Against Capacity Zone Are Hopeful

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Two New York Congressmen, whose amendment to curtail a federal agency’s ability to implement a new capacity zone passed the House of Representatives last week, say they are hopeful after comments by the Senate majority leader.

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Hudson Valley News
7:21 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone

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The House of Representatives has passed an amendment put forth by two New York congressmen who want to rein in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and undo a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
12:29 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates.  The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.

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Hudson Valley News
1:03 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dutchess County Exec Supports Lawsuit Against FERC

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The Dutchess County executive has joined the legal fight to dismantle a new capacity zone. He says county residents cannot afford to pay the price of higher electric bills resulting from the new zone and is calling on a federal agency to halt the zone’s implementation.

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Monday filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
12:22 pm
Sat May 17, 2014

Court Issues Order In Lawsuit Against FERC

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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