Millennium Pipeline

Sullivan County Asks FERC For Intervenor Status

Jul 8, 2017

In New York, the Sullivan County Legislature has agreed unanimously to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to intervene in proceedings related to a compressor station.

Courtesy of Millennium Pipeline Company

A pipeline company with plans to hook up to a power plant under construction in Orange County says eminent domain proceedings remain against a handful of landowners. More from WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

Courtesy of Millennium Pipeline

A federal regulator has issued an environmental assessment for public comment. The document puts a gas pipeline connection for the CPV plant in Orange County one step closer.

WAMC/Allison Dunne

Millennium Pipeline Company has written to a federal agency asking to put a compressor station in New York’s Orange County into service.

Rockland County-based Millennium is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, permission to start the Minisink natural gas compressor station in a few weeks. Steve Sullivan is a spokesman for Millennium.

WAMC/Allison Dunne

The U.S. Court of Appeals has issued two decisions in relation to the Minisink natural-gas compressor station in Orange County. The compressor station is being constructed in an area where many 9/11 first responders reside.

WAMC/Allison Dunne

Some residents in a western Orange County town gathered over the weekend for a rally, in protest of the ongoing construction of a natural-gas compressor station. The station is being built to increase the capacity of a natural gas pipeline heading towards New York City.

Protestors of Compressor Station Hold a Rally

Feb 18, 2013
WAMC/Allison Dunne

The construction of a natural gas compressor station on a residential road in the Orange County Town of Minisink began in the fall; and activists and residents held a rally over the weekend in protest. They say their residential and agricultural town is not the place for the compressor station.