On May 6, 2015, the DEC published a notice in the Oneonta Daily Star that said the deadline for comments regarding permits for the “Constitution” pipeline would be 15 days from the date of that publication – meaning May 21st. Pressed by the STP Steering Committee, the DEC sent a confirmation by email that the deadline for submitting comments to the DEC is now May 21, not May 14.

Comments submitted during the first comment period which ended February 27, 2015 will be considered as DEC reviews the permit application.

Use the form below to tell the DEC to protect New York State water quality by denying the 401 water quality certificate.

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  • The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) should share all new information with the public regarding the proposed “Constitution” pipeline, and reopen the comment period once the joint appli