LOCE attorney Alexander English was recently quoted in two New England newspapers, The Berkshire Eagle and the New Haven Register regarding the recent filing of Notice of Intent to sue the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Tennessee Gas on behalf of The Sandisfield Taxpayers Opposing the  Pipeline (STOP).

Attorney English is quoted in the following excerpt from the article:

“The Sandisfield Taxpayers Opposing the Pipeline (STOP), has filed a ‘notice of intent’ to [FERC] and [Tennessee Gas Pipeline, LLC], a first step toward lawsuits to be filed at U.S. District Court in Springfield, according to Washington, D.C., attorney Alexander English….

‘In our view, if they undertake any work, including placement of construction equipment, without getting certification from Mass DEP under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act, they would be acting illegally,’ English said.”