National Fuel, NY Battle Over Pipeline At 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 5:40 PM EST) -- National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. and New York state’s environmental watchdog on Thursday clashed before a Second Circuit panel over whether the agency was right to deny a water quality certification to the company for a proposed $455 million natural gas pipeline.

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation in April blocked the roughly 100-mile Northern Access Pipeline project, which would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania to Canada via New York, saying it failed to meet the state’s water quality standards. The company appealed and on Thursday...
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