STP will hold parties to help you write letters on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
"They came out here like a bunch of bullies and tried to force it down our throats," Thompson said. "They told us there was nothing we could do to stop it."
Ellen Cantarow's article about the UNconstitutional pipeline has been cross-posted around the world.
Read the complete text here.
In writing for the New York State Bar Association Journal, Radow, who has brought many of these mortgage-market concerns to the attention of federal regulators, described what has happened of late in her neck of the woods near the Marcellus Shale.
“Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Provident Funding, GMAC, FNCB, Fidelity and First Liberty, First Place Bank, Solvay Bank, Tompkins Trust Company, CFCU Community Credit Union and others are either imposing large buffer zones (too large for many borrowers) around the home as a condition to the loan or not granting a mortgage at all,” she wrote.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The fracking/real estate conundrum
Are home value declines near wells another multi-billion dollar subsidy for oil and gas industry?
By Joel Dyer
The New York State Bar Association calls it the “perfect storm begging for immediate attention.” For homeowners who have been caught in the storm, it is an unmitigated economic disaster. But for the oil and gas industry at the center of it all, it is just the latest potential roadblock threatening to derail its plans to quickly drill up our nation’s natural gas reserves before changing laws and growing negative public sentiment permanently alter the prospect for doing so.
Planners of the proposed Constitution Pipeline have failed to adequately evaluate existing utility corridors and other alternate routes in proposing a pathway that would take the natural gas transmission system through forests, fields and farmland, according to a state Department of Environmental Conservation official.
A list of some of the public interest, nonprofit, interventions and comments filed as of 4 pm. The positions of the NYS DEC, US Army Corp of Engineers, and Department of the Interior (US Fish and Wildlife) are currently aligned with the public interest law firms, and nonprofits.
Deadline to Intervene is next Wednesday, July 17th, 2013.
This is final route for the Constitution Pipeline
submitted with the application made to FERC Docket CP13-499.
Resistance to the Constitution Pipeline has just become more urgent. For more than a year, citizens along the proposed route of the pipeline from Brooklyn Township in Pennsylvania to Schoharie County in New York have been organizing to fight the Williams Company who want to build it.