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Delays continue as Constitution Pipeline remains dormant in New York

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Construction of the Constitution Pipeline is on hold once again in New York.

Even with federal approval for the Constitution Pipeline back in December 2014, officials can't move forward with the project until the section 401 water quality certification is passed in the state.

Both Sides of Constitution Pipeline Debate Seek Action Before Deadline

Proponents of the Constitution Pipeline are calling on New York State to give it's final approval to the project before it's too late.

Gas Pipeline Opponents Hope to Influence NY Presidential Primary

Robert Kennedy Jr. is the attorney representing the opponents of the Constitution pipeline, through the Pace (University) Environmental Litigation Clinic, which he founded.

Fracktivists, as anti-hydrofracking activists are called, hope to play a role in New York’s presidential primary. They are asking Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, as well as Republican candidates, to take a stand against the Constitution pipeline and other natural gas pipelines that, if approved, could criss- cross the state.

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.

Drilling downturn hits Marcellus Shale industry hard

Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale industry has been struggling in the face of low commodity prices.

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.