Tales of Victory

Pipeline and NG Facility delays, denials & defeats

» New York Rejects Williams Pipeline Over Water, Climate Concerns
By Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch
May 18, 2020

» Dakota access pipeline: court strikes down permits in victory for Standing Rock Sioux
Army corps of engineers ordered to conduct full environmental review, which could take years
By Nina Lakhani, The Guardian
March 25, 2020

» ‘Huge Victory’ for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as Federal Court Rules DAPL Permits Violated Law
“This is what the tribe has been fighting for many months. Their fearless organizing continues to change the game.”
By Julia Conley, Common Dreams
March 25, 2020

» Invenergy Defeated, Power Plant Denied Permit
CLF and Burrillville residents prevail against energy giant
By Jake O’Neill, Conservation Law Foundation
June 20, 2019

» Court Throws out Energy Transfer’s ‘Racketeering’ Claims Against Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents
By Sharon Kelly, DeSmog Blog
February 14, 2019

» South Portland’s Tar Sands Ban Upheld in a ‘David vs. Goliath’ Pipeline Battle
Citing Maine’s ‘home rule authority’ to protect public health, the small city took on Big Oil, which lined up behind a company challenging its tar sands ban.
By Sabrina Shankman, InsideClimate News
August 28, 2018

» BREAKING: 4th Circuit Stays Essential Permit for Fracked Gas Mountain Valley Pipeline
Construction Activities Must Be Halted
Sierra Club Press Release
June 21, 2018

» After relentless protests, Kinder Morgan slams brakes on spending for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
By Mike De Souza & Carl Meyer, National Observer
April 8th 2018

» Eversource pulls back on gas gate project in Hopkinton
By Jonathan Phelps, MetroWest Daily News
February 28, 2018

» TransCanada pulls plug on Energy East pipeline: Pipeline company opts to kill 2 eastern-focused energy projects
By Pete Evans · CBC News
October 5, 2017

FERC Docket
Kinder Morgan withdraws Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline Project
May 23, 2016

» N.Y. Gas Project Abandoned in Victory for Seneca Lake Protesters
By Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News
May 12, 2017

FERC Docket
FERC denies certificate for Jordan Cove LNG Facility and Pacific Connector Pipeline
March 11, 2016

News Leader
Forest Service denies pipeline route
By Jeff Schwanner and Laura Peters
January 22, 2016

Banning Fracking Isn’t Enough: How We Fight to Stop Pipelines, Compressor Stations and Gas Plants

By Sandra Steingraber
January 15, 2016

Jamestown Sun
Application for approval of pipeline to Spiritwood withdrawn
on Nov 21, 2015

Take Part
Portland Bans New Oil, Coal, and Gas Projects
November 13, 2015

The Berkshire Eagle
EDGEWISE: David and Goliath change places

By Jennifer Browdy
November 12, 2015

The New York Times
Keystone Off the Table, but Back East, Pipeline Fight Builds

By the Associated Press
November 9, 2015

This is a big win. President Obama’s decision to reject Keystone XL because of its impact on the climate is nothing short of historic — and sets an important precedent that should send shockwaves through the fossil fuel industry
By May Boeve
November 6, 2015

WSAV – Channel 3
Georgia DOT Denies Permit For Kinder Morgan’s Palmetto Pipeline Project
By JoAnn Merrigan
May 19, 2015

Business Wire
Kinder Morgan Responds to Georgia DOT Decision on Palmetto Pipeline

By Melissa Ruiz
May 19, 2015

Burlington Free Press
VT Gas pulls the plug on pipeline expansion to NY

February 10, 2015

NPR – KRWG TV/FM New Mexico State
Kinder-Morgan Withdraws Application For New Mexico Pipeline

FEBRUARY 4, 2015

» US Court of Appeals Ruling Favoring Delaware Riverkeeper Network et. al. in DRN v. FERC, TGP and StatOil
Court ruling in illegal segmentation case against FERC with TGP as intervenor
Ruling issued: June 6, 2014

Daily KOS
Artist Stops Oil Pipeline Cold
By Occupy Stephanie
MAY 30, 2014

» Company suspends construction of NGL pipeline
Bluegrass NGL Marcellus-to-Gulf project canceled
Power Source, Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, April 28, 2014

» Panel blocks gas pipeline in New Jersey Pinelands
New York Times, January 11, 2014

» Finally, Weaver’s Cover LNG throws in the towel
CLF Scoop, June 15, 2011 (LNG terminal, not a pipeline)

» Algonquin interstate project defeated, 2009

» Islander East rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
Courant Capitol Watch, December 2008

» So much for the pipeline
TGP pipeline through Wakefield, Saugus Lynnfield defeated
Wakefield Étudiant, April 3, 2008

» Proposes pipeline stirs memories of past battles
TAPCO – predecessor to TGP – defeated in attempt to put interstate gas transmission line through Franklin County, 1979