National Fuel 'pleased' with FERC ruling for Northern Access Project
National Fuel stated: "We are pleased with yesterday's ruling which removes a major barrier for an important project that will provide consumers with increased access to abundant energy supplies, while also improving reliability and resiliency of the energy grid. We remain committed to the Project, and due to the significant delay caused by the actions of the state agency, our team is developing a revised timeline including reviewing the status of various other relevant permits. FERC ruled that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation waived its right to review the Northern Access Project's application for a crucial Clean Water Act permit by failing to act within a year of receiving it. The DEC denied the permit in April 2017."