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Browse this inventory to get a quick grasp on news and announcements regarding the Transco pipeline’s Northeast Supply Enhancement project.

  • Williams media statement, re: NYSDEC

    May 15, 2019

    The following media statement from Williams is in response to the denial without prejudice of our Sec 401 water quality permit May 15, 2019: “The Department of Environmental Conservation raised a discrete technical issue with our application for water quality certification. Our team will be evaluating the issue and resubmitting

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  • Williams Receives FERC Certificate Authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

    May 03, 2019

    Williams (NYSE: WMB) today reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Northeast Supply Enhancement project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to serve New York markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating

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  • NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

    Jan 25, 2019

    Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement Project reached a major milestone when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Jan. 25, concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation of mitigation measures proposed by Williams and FERC. (more…)

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  • NESE Resubmits Clean Water Permit Application to NJDEP

    Jun 21, 2018

    (Williams' 06/20/18 Statement) --In coordination with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Williams has taken the administrative procedural step of withdrawing and resubmitting its Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) application for our Northeast Supply Enhancement Project to provide the agency with sufficient time to

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  • NESE Resubmits Clean Water Permit Application to NYSDEC

    May 16, 2018

    (Williams' 05/16/18 Statement) -- Williams has resubmitted its Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) permit application with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) for our Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. (more…)

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  • Williams Media Statement

    Apr 20, 2018

    (PRESS RELEASE) -- During much of the past year we have been working closely with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to satisfy the conditions necessary for the issuance of the State’s 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) permit for our Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. (more…)

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  • FERC issues draft Environmental Impact Statement for NESE project

    Mar 23, 2018

    (BLOG POST) -- Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project reached a major milestone March 23, 2018, when it received notice that that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation

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  • NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

    Aug 02, 2017

    (BLOG POST) -- A new report released by the New York Building Congress says New York City needs more natural gas pipelines before the planned closure of the Indian Point nuclear plant. The study titled “Electricity Outlook: Powering New York City’s Future” says that New York City’s need for energy will expand

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  • Northeast Supply Enhancement Project Expected to Generate $327 Million Economic Impact, Support More Than 3,000 Jobs

    Jun 06, 2017

    (PRESS RELEASE) -- Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) today released the results of a comprehensive study authored by researchers at Rutgers University analyzing the economic impact of the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement project – a nearly $1 billion energy infrastructure investment designed to increase natural gas deliveries to New York

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  • New video provides Northeast Supply Enhancement project overview

    May 18, 2017

    (BLOG POST) -- A new video provides a quick, high-level overview of Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which has been designed to expand the existing Transco natural gas pipeline system in the northeastern U.S. by the 2019/2020 winter heating season. View the video here.  

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  • New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

    May 10, 2017

    (BLOG POST) Community, labor and business leaders from across New York have announced the launch of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition dedicated to supporting access to cleaner, reliable and affordable sources of energy for residential and business consumers. (more…)

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  • Williams Partners’ Transco Pipeline Seeks FERC Approval for Northeast Supply Enhancement Project to Serve Growing Demand for Natural Gas in Northeastern U.S.

    Mar 27, 2017

     TULSA, Okla.--(PRESS RELEASE)--Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) announced today that Transco has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which would create 400,000 dekatherms per day of incremental firm transportation capacity to markets in the northeastern United States for the

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  • Williams files draft resource reports with FERC for NESE Project

    Dec 13, 2016

    Recently, Williams reached a significant milestone in the development of a pipeline project designed to increase natural gas deliveries to the northeastern United States for the 2019/2020 winter heating season. (more…)

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  • More natural gas critical for New York City’s sustainable future

    Nov 11, 2016

    (BlOG POST) Breathe easy: New York City’s air quality has reached the cleanest levels in more than 50 years, thanks in large part to natural gas. (more…)

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  • Williams Partners Announces Open Season for Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

    May 16, 2016

    TULSA, Okla.--(PRESS RELEASE)--Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) announced today that it is initiating a binding open season from May 16 to June 9, 2016 for the Northeast Supply Enhancement project, an expansion of the Transco interstate pipeline to provide incremental firm natural gas transportation capacity to demand markets in the

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Newsletters

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Project Update newsletter distributed to Northeast Supply Enhancement stakeholders.

  • Stakeholder Newsletter Spring 2017

    Mar 31, 2017

    SPRING 2017 NEWSLETTER CONTENTS: Williams Files Application Seeking Federal Approval for Pipeline Expansion | What's Inside a FERC Certificate Application  | Viewing the Application | 5 Frequently Asked Questions  | SPOTLIGHT: Compressor Station 206   Download: NESE_Newsletter Spring 2017

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  • Stakeholder Newsletter Summer 2016

    Jun 03, 2016

    SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER CONTENTS: Public Feedback Sought for Proposed Williams Pipeline Expansion | A Company Committed to Safety | Natural Gas Fueling a Renewable Future | The Federal Regulatory Process | Selecting Facility Locations   Download summer 2016 stakeholder newsletter

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Press Kit

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Project background and Williams contact information for the news media.

  • Williams has safely operated natural gas pipelines across the country for over 110 years and in the Northeast for 65 years. Learn more about our process, commitment and plans for Northeast Supply Enhancement.