Gallery: FERC Endorses Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed For New York City ...

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has endorsed the proposal for a natural gas pipeline that will stretch through New York City and New Jersey and hook into Con Edison’s system. The proposal, which has faced opposition in both states, is waiting for a final vote from the commission. Tapping into a pipeline in the West Village, the line would bring “cleaner” energy to parts of the New York area. But like we’ve said many times before, natural gas is far from clean, and we believe the $850 million that would go towards this project would be much better spent on renewable sources like solar and wind energy.

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