Cuomo’s Pipeline Rejection Blocks New Businesses in Nassau County

Cuomo’s pipeline moratorium chickens have come home to roost

Seems like it doesn’t matter how many times we report about the consequences of Andrew Cuomo’s rejection of pipeline projects like the Williams Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project to the New York City area, mainstream media and local business and political leaders are still dumbfounded when utility companies, starved for new gas supplies, refuse to connect new gas customers. It happened in Westchester County in March when Consolidated Edison began turning away new gas customers–and now it’s happening in Nassau County (Long Island). National Grid is turning down requests for new gas customers in Lynbrook–an action which is blocking businesses (plural) from opening.

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