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Federal Register Highlights - 2/26/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for February 26, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: We are proposing to revise the regulations pertaining to the exportation of livestock from the United States. 805 more words

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Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Want Independent Review Of Pipeline Expansion

by Javier Simon for The Daily Voice

PEEKSLILL, N.Y. – U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to allow an independent entity to study the potential impacts of the Algonquin Incremental Market pipeline expansion project, before giving it a final approval.

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NY senators end silence on Algonquin pipeline

by Ernie Garcia for The Journal News

New York’s two senators sent a letter Monday to the federal agency considering a natural gas pipeline expansion asking for more public input. 30 more words

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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND LETTER TO FERC RE: ALGONQUIN PIPELINE

issued by Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Feb 10, 2015

Dear Chairwoman LaFleur,

As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) considers final approval of the Algonquin Incremental Market pipeline expansion (AIM) project, we urge you to ensure that the environmental, safety, and public health concerns of our constituents are thoroughly and substantially addressed before a final determination on this proposal is issued. 92 more words

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NY Sens. Urge FERC To Delay Algonquin Pipeline Decision

by Andrew Westney for Law360

New York (February 10, 2015, 5:32 PM ET) — Both New York senators on Monday called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission… 84 more words

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New England senators comment on pipeline, but not NY's

by Ernie Garcia, LoHud

More U.S. senators are weighing in on a proposed natural gas pipeline expansion traversing the Lower Hudson Valley, while New York’s two senators keep mum. 50 more words

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Bill to Fast Track Pipeline Approvals Might Affect West Virginia

By Roxy Todd, West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On January 21, the US. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 161, known as the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. 692 more words

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