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Loose Change: New York cites climate law, toxics to reject pipeline permit

May 22, 2020
New York is citing its sweeping climate change law as one reason it is rejecting a key permit for a planned natural gas pipeline that would supply Long Island, in addition to concerns about water quality harms that could be caused by the project’s construction. Inside Climate News is flagging the state’s May 15 decision as likely the first time a state has used a climate law to block a fossil fuel project. The state said the project is...

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