Late yesterday, CLF declared a victory in our fight to end our region’s addiction to climate-warming fossil fuels when gas giant Kinder Morgan announced it is pulling the plug on its Northeast Energy Direct (NED) natural gas pipeline. A Flawed Project That Was Never Needed The project as proposed was flawed from the outset. For…
In our drive to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline’s march through New England, today Conservation Law Foundation officially intervened to oppose the oversized and unnecessary project at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”). We are confident that Kinder Morgan will not be able to justify this project economically if FERC carefully assesses the regional need…
When it comes to greenlighting dirty energy projects such as massive (and unnecessary) fossil-fuel pipeline build-outs, FERC seems bent on following an outdated “business as usual” approach. But as President Obama has declared in Paris, “business as usual” isn’t good enough, anymore.
New England does not need new natural gas pipelines, now or in the future. That is the main – and resounding – conclusion of a new study released a few days before Thanksgiving by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.