MassDEP Files Motion for a Stay

MassDEP announced today that they are moving for a stay on the project, in response to the recent appeal of their Superseding Order of Conditions.

In a document submitted today, MassDEP said, "The Department now moves for a stay of these proceedings pursuant to 310 CMR 1.01(5)(a)3, until the Applicant has obtained (i) a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity ("Certificate") from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"); and (ii) a ruling from FERC or a court of competent jurisdiction holding that Weymouth bylaw and denial thereunder are preempted by federal law."

You can read the entire statement here.

More info to come.