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Feds to pipeline firm: Can stations be combined?

A federal regulator told the Tennessee Gas Company that it should explain why two compressor stations proposed for Schoharie County can’t be combined into a natural gas pumping station on just one site. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission official, in a letter to the company, noted that the two sites, both in the town of Schoharie, are just 10 miles ...

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Large energy projects in NH move forward

The two largest energy projects on the drawing board in New Hampshire moved one step forward on Monday, as state regulators accepted the application for the Northern Pass, while the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accepted the application for the Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline. In each case, regulators had to determine that the applications were complete, despite protests to the ...

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Pipeline route change has parties at odds

RICHMOND — Selectmen say a change in the proposed route of the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline through their town wasn’t at their request, despite paperwork filed with a federal agency last week that says otherwise. Board Chairwoman Carol Jameson submitted a letter to the editor Tuesday saying the rerouting of miles of the natural gas transmission through the town wasn’t ...

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Andover residents dig in against pipeline

ANDOVER — The anti-pipeline crowd at the Yachnin family’s home was warmed by more than the hardwood logs burning in the fireplace when David Yachnin announced the state Attorney General’s comments from earlier in the day. AG Maura Healey, citing an energy study her office commissioned last summer and released Wednesday said Massachusetts doesn’t need natural gas pipelines to meet ...

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Northeast Energy Direct pipeline in the hands of FERC

The proposal for a controversial natural gas transmission pipeline through southern New Hampshire is now in the hands of federal officials. And while the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline’s path and specifications are similar to what Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC officials proposed in their pre-filing paperwork last year, the route has changed in some communities, including the Cheshire County towns ...

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Nexus Gas takes next step to proceed with pipeline across northern Ohio

The company behind the proposed Nexus Pipeline across northern Ohio has filed paperwork to begin the official federal review of the $2 billion project. Texas-based Nexus Gas Transmission LLC on Friday asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to begin an environmental review of the 255-mile natural gas pipeline. The company had earlier filed preliminary paperwork. The company is seeking ...

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Kinder Morgan files federal application to build Northeast Energy Direct pipeline

The future of the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is now officially in the hands of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Officials with Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, filed their application with the federal commission today for permission to build the high-pressure natural gas transmission line, according to a news release from the company. While ...

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Judge dismisses trespass charges against pipeline surveyors

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Franklin County judge has dismissed misdemeanor trespass charges against two employees accused of crossing private properties to complete environmental survey work for the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline Project. The Roanoke Times reports that General District Court Judge Robert Adams dismissed the trespass charges Wednesday, which stemmed from a confrontation homeowner Glenn Frith had July 30 ...

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More than 1,400 intervenors want to be part of PennEast Pipeline process

By Thursday evening’s deadline, more than 1,400 individuals, governmental bodies and other entities filed as intervenors to PennEast Pipeline’s proposed 114-mile natural gas pipeline. The status is important for those who oppose the project because it makes them a party to the proceedings and allows them to appeal any decisions made by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the independent agency ...

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