Article of Interest – State deals critical blow to $1 billion shale gas pipeline

Posted: May 20, 2019

Last week, the State of New York denied a water permit to the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project, leaving the future of vital natural gas expansions in New York City and Long Island in flux.

This is the latest in a series of denials against pipeline permits throughout the state. Earlier this year, National Grid warned that it could place a moratorium on future New York City and Long Island projects unless necessary pipeline infrastructure is developed.

Fortunately, Williams intends to reapply for the permit soon, but this denial is a harsh reminder of New York’s strident opposition to natural gas development and a warning for our future energy grid.

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CRAIN’S NEW YORK: State deals critical blow to $1 billion shale gas pipeline