NY Attorney General Asks FERC to Investigate Constitution Pipe

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NY AG Eric Scheniderman

Apparently the lawless attorney general of New York State, Eric Schneiderman, suspected Williams would sue the state over the Constitution Pipeline (see today’s lead story). In anticipation of such a lawsuit, last Friday Schneiderman sought to provide the corrupt Gov. Cuomo and his corrupt Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) with political cover by demanding a federal investigation into the Constitution Pipeline. Schneiderman petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accusing Williams of (gasp) cutting down some trees along the pipeline route before New York’s dictatorial governor granted his “Mother, May I?” permission to do so. The petition/request is a not-so-transparent attempt to smear the Constitution project and deflect attention away from the lawless way in which the state has acted in not allowing this federally-approved project from advancing. In this case the feds trump the state–and that very issue will now play out in court…

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