September 15, 2016
For Immediate Release
Pilgrim Pipeline Statement on Issuance of New York State Positive Declaration
Canton, CT – Pilgrim Pipeline issued the following statement on the Positive Declaration issued by the NY State Thruway Authority and the Department of Environmental Conservation on September 14, 2016:
“We are pleased that the State of New York has issued the positive declaration regarding the Pilgrim Pipeline project. This administrative step marks the beginning of one of the most comprehensive project environmental review processes in the country. We are confident that the Pilgrim Pipeline provides Hudson Valley citizens a substantial improvement upon its current reliance on river barges to transport the region’s critical fuels. Our project offers a safer and more secure means of transporting critical fuels while generating lower greenhouse gas emissions to carry the same amount of product. We look forward to working with state regulators and other stakeholders as this process proceeds and moves forward.”
Pilgrim Pipeline’s application and information can be found on the Pilgrim website at www.pilgrimpipeline.com.