Aug. 18, 2017
Constitution Pipeline issued the following media statement in response to the Second Circuit Court decision announced Aug. 18, 2017
“The Constitution Pipeline represents a transformational opportunity for New York and New England to uplift their economies, create short- and long- term jobs, reduce energy costs for consumers and businesses and also address concerns about air quality.
“In today’s decision, the Second Circuit recognized the jurisdiction of the D.C. Circuit, and the D.C. Circuit has recently acknowledged FERC’s authority to make the ultimate decision under the Natural Gas Act. While we would have preferred an immediate path to construction, we are pleased with the court’s resolution of this jurisdictional issue.”