Millennium

Millennium Gets New York WQC for Eastern System Upgrade, Awaits FERC Certificate

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has urged FERC to promptly issue a certificate order for its Eastern System Upgrade (ESU) project, saying it has all the required permits, including those from New York, with which it needs to proceed.

September 8, 2017

New York Shuts Down Millennium NatGas Project, Blames FERC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has denied Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC a water quality certification (WQC) and other permits for its Valley Lateral Project, sending another clear signal of the challenges natural gas projects face in the state.

August 31, 2017
New York Fires Back at Millennium, Says It Has Until Aug. 30 to Rule on Water Certification

New York Fires Back at Millennium, Says It Has Until Aug. 30 to Rule on Water Certification

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has fired back at Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC, asking FERC to deny a request to proceed with construction activities on the Valley Lateral Project, which would serve a natural gas-fired power plant under construction in the state.

July 26, 2017

Millennium Pipeline Heads Back to FERC to Bypass New York

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has asked FERC for notice to proceed with construction activities on the Valley Lateral Project in New York, arguing that the state has waived its right to issue a Section 401 Water Quality Certification after 19 months of review.

July 25, 2017

FERC Rules, DC Appeals Court Says, Advising Millennium to Bypass New York Agency

A federal appeals court on Friday declined a request by Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC to compel regulators in New York State to expedite a critical water quality permit for a natural gas pipeline expansion, suggesting the pipeline could bypass the state agency and go directly to FERC which already has approved the project.

June 23, 2017

Millennium Requests FERC Approval of ESU Project

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has asked FERC to issue permits for its proposed Eastern System Upgrade (ESU) project, which would provide an additional 223,000 Dth/d of firm transportation service to local distribution companies (LDC) and municipalities in New York State.

August 2, 2016

Industry Briefs

The Millennium Pipeline Co. is holding a nonbinding open season through May 31 for firm transportation service under its existing rate schedule FT-1 to be made available with existing capacity and construction of at least one compressor station and 60 miles of new pipeline that would connect to the Dominion Transmission system near Cortland, NY, and the Tennessee Gas Pipeline System near Syracuse, NY. For information, contact Stan Brownell, brownell@millenniumpipeline.com.

May 9, 2013

Grassroots Coalition Seeks to Block Constitution Pipeline

FERC has to conduct a “vigorous and exhaustive” needs analysis for the proposed Constitution Pipeline before it allows the Marcellus-to-New York natural gas project to go forth, said an environmental law practice representing the grassroots coalition “Stop the Pipeline (STP).”

October 11, 2012

Appeals Court Rejects Attempt to Block MARC I Hub Project

A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied a petition by environmental groups seeking to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline that would traverse three counties in the heart of Marcellus Shale country in northern Pennsylvania.

June 13, 2012

Groups Seek to Block Construction of MARC I Hub Project

Three conservation and environmental groups are seeking to stall the construction of Inergy subsidiary Central New York Oil and Gas Co.’s (CNYOG) MARC I Hub project in northeast Pennsylvania until the company corrects “serious flaws” in its invasive species management plan.

November 29, 2011