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AG Tong seeks temporary federal halt on fossil fuel infrastructure projects

"Now is not the time to rush these projects," said Tong.

CT attorney general seeks federal cooperation on achieving clean energy goals

"Connecticut has committed to a carbon free electric grid by 2040, but we can't get there with FERC tying our hands," said Tong.

State report asks federal agency to review risks from gas pipeline...

The state asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take steps to offset risks associated with the Algonquin pipeline's proximity to the nuclear plant, including banning further capacity on the pipeline near the plant while Indian Point is still operational.

Schumer, Gillibrand call for pause on Algonquin pipeline construction

Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand want federal regulators to suspend construction on a natural gas pipeline that will run through the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.

Pipeline criticism surges in weeks following approval

After authorization of the the Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion project by a federal agency, representatives from four states request a rehearing.

FERC to give quarterly updates on capacity zone

The federal utilities regulator is now required to give periodic updates regarding its Hudson Valley electric capacity zone.

Utilities in appeals court over electric capacity zone

Three electricity providers head to federal appeals court, looking to terminate a pricing plan that increased Hudson Valley power rates by 6 to 10 percent.

Hearing on pipeline expansion draws labor, opposition groups

A public hearing is held on the planned expansion of a natural gas pipeline, which runs through the region, from a 26-inch diameter to a 42-inch diameter.

New energy zone won’t be halted, but court battle rages on

A U.S. appeals court decides not to delay the rollout of a new pricing plan that would increase electric rates, but a legal challenge to the plan continues.

Electric capacity zone heads to federal court

A pricing plan that could up Hudson Valley electricity bills is heading to federal court based on lawsuits from a state agency and a Dutchess County utility.

Challenge could zap energy rates

Consumers may see lower electric bills next year.

Judge: Electric transmission profit must drop

Consumers may see saving on the horizon.

CH Energy shareholders OK purchase by Fortis

Shareholders of CH Energy Group Inc. have voted overwhelmingly to approve the purchase of CH by Fortis Inc., Canada’s largest investor-owned distribution utility. The transaction...