Senior citizen keeping warm by the fire

In recent months, multiple utilities in the Mid-Atlantic and New England region have announced moratoriums on natural gas connections for families and businesses as a result of policies that do not allow for the modernization of our nation’s pipeline infrastructure.

Consolidated Edison, the energy utility that provides gas and power to the New York City area, announced last month that beginning in mid-March it would ‘no longer be accepting applications for natural gas connections from new customers in most of our Westchester County Service Area.’  The reason for the shortage is obvious:  The Cuomo administration has repeatedly blocked or delayed new pipeline projects.  As a Con Edison spokesman put it, there is a ”lot of natural gas around the country, but getting it to New York has been the strain.”

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