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Constitution Pipeline controversy following state safety audit

(WBNG Binghamton) A local environmental database firm is asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop construction of the Constitution Pipeline after New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a new Pipeline Safety Oversight Audit Tuesday.

Audit says N.Y. pipeline oversight is lax

With the federal government relying on state regulators as "the first line of defense" in ensuring the safety of natural gas pipelines, New York's Department of Public Service must provide better oversight of the 91,181 miles of transmission infrastructure, an audit has determined.

Should Cuomo Halt Constitution Pipeline?

On the heels of a state Comptroller report that says New York has fallen short in it's oversight of pipelines, one person is asking Governor Cuomo halt the Constitution Pipeline project.

3-31-16 Continuing Deluge of Letters to Governor Cuomo to Kill the Proposed Constitution Pipeline

Governor Cuomo Please Deny All Section 401 Water Quality Certification Applications for Proposed Fossil Fuel Pipelines in New York

Dear Governor Cuomo:

My name is M H and I live at __ W 47th St, ___, New York, NY 10036 .

Latest Compilation of Section 401 Constitution Pipeline and Gelled Propane Letters Sent to Governor Cuomo

Please Deny the 401 Water Quality Permit for Constitution Pipeline

Dear Governor Cuomo:

My name is J C and I live in Olivebridge, NY, and in Unadilla, NY .

3-11-16 Even still more Cuomo Constitution Pipeline letters

Constitution Pipeline

Dear Governor Cuomo:

My name is D M and I live in the Southern Tier, in Newark Valley .

Still More Cuomo-Constitution Pipeline letters - 3-7-16

tree felling in New york

Dear Governor Cuomo:

My name is P T. D and I live at ___ Hibernia Road, Salt Point, NY .

I write today because I am afraid you will not keep your word to prohibit all types of High-Volume Hydraulic Fracking in New York, including "gelled" propane. I am generally a non-confrontational person. However I must fight you each and every day on this critical issue because shale fracking imperils the farming, tourism and clean water that is the lifeblood of our state.

Incredible Fractivist Letters From Coast to Coast Request that Governor Cuomo Deny the Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the Proposed Constitution Pipeline

Fossil Fuel Pipelines

Dear Governor Cuomo:

My name is Mary ___ and I live at __, Brooktondale, NY.

I write today because I am deeply concerned about our water supply and the entire environment. We must not allow tree felling to occur, as it is in Pennsylvania right now, so that the Constitution (what a name!) Pipeline will move ahead. We simply cannot allow the transport of fossil fuels through our state. It's too dangerous, and we are leading the way with renewable fuel technologies, so why would we allow this?

Concerns Over Plans For Pipeline Expansions


The natural gas industry has caused controversy in our area for a number of years, but with recent plans for pipeline expansions and increased initiatives by those opposing them, the debate could soon reach new heights.

FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighbors

Dunbar Road compression station in Windsor.
(Photo: ANDREW THAYER / Staff Photo)

When mapped, they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connecting Albany to areas near Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca and the Pennsylvania state line.

Activists Want Pending N.Y. Natural Gas & Oil Infrastructure Projects Stopped

Report released on spills, fires and other incidents in N.Y.


A year after New York's fracking ban was announced, fracking opponents are launching a new campaign.

They want to stop projects that might transport, by pipeline, fracked natural gas or oil.

Will The Constitution Pipeline Help or Harm The Community?

At least 100 people in support of the Constitution pipeline held a rally Saturday in efforts to advance the project.

Pipelines, loopholes at center of fight over fossil fuels in Tompkins

ITHACA, NY - Hydrofracking may be prohibited in New York State, but activists say loopholes in the ban and a growing network of gas pipelines and other infrastructure still threaten the environment in Tompkins County.


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