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FERC Stands By Pipeline Approval, NY Permit Override

Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 5:01 PM EST) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday refused to reconsider its approval of a Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC pipeline to feed a gas-fired power plant, a day after reaffirming New York's environmental regulators blew a statutory one-year deadline to issue a Clean Water Act permit for the project.

At its monthly meeting, which featured protests from pipeline opponents including actor James Cromwell, FERC stuck with its November 2016 approval of Millennium’s Valley Lateral project, which is a 7.8-mile connection to the CPV Valley Energy Center being...
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