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Gov. Hassan urges feds to seek alternative route for gas pipeline

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Friday urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to fully investigate alternative routes for the Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline, and require developers to “comprehensively address” the questions and concerns of New Hampshire residents. Kinder Morgan is hoping for FERC approval to build a new natural gas transmission line through Southern New Hampshire. The company recently announced ...

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PennEast pipeline project moving forward with route changes

A new pipeline to bring natural gas from the Marcellus Shale to customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey is moving forward. On Tuesday, the first-year anniversary of the date PennEast Pipeline Co. officially announced the project, representatives from the company met with The Citizens’ Voice for an editorial board. Since then, the company has been in the pre-filing phase with ...

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US raises concerns on pipeline through Va., W.Va. forests

ROANOKE, Va. — The U.S. Forest Service has hundreds of concerns and comments on the prospect of a pipeline carrying natural gas through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia. The comments by Forest Supervisor H. Thomas Speaks Jr. are addressed to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in response to filings by the builders of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. ...

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Hearing set Tuesday in Glastonbury on gas pipeline expansion

GLASTONBURY — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled a hearing in town Tuesday on a plan to expand a gas transmission line. Spectra Energy and Algonquin Gas Transmission System are hoping to build the Atlantic Bridge Project, which is designed to provide enough pipeline capacity to connect abundant natural gas supplies with markets in New England and Canada’s Maritime ...

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US to become net exporter of energy, experts say

MISSOULA, Mont. — The future of U.S. energy production is bright, with oil and natural gas production growing while domestic demand for petroleum slows. Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Norman Bay said Wednesday that the nation will soon be a net exporter of energy. The Missoulian newspaper reports Bay spoke Wednesday at the Asia-Montana Energy Summit at the University of Montana. ...

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Cheniere to upgrade Creole Trail pipeline

The Creole Trail Pipeline in southern Louisiana is going to be getting some upgrades. Cheniere Energy Inc. received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week to move forward with its Creole Trail Expansion Project. The pipeline, which stretches from Beauregard Parish to Cameron Parish, will be transformed into a bi-directional pipeline, according to Natural Gas Intelligence. With the ...

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Federal agency will release Oregon LNG statement in February

WARRENTON, Ore. — An Oregon energy company that wants to export liquefied natural gas should have an environmental assessment from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by next February. The Daily Astorian Reports that an environmental impact statement from FERC will be critical as the federal government considers whether to allow the $6 million project. After it is released, other agencies will ...

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Federal agency will study proposed conversion of natural gas pipeline that crosses Kentucky

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will look into the potential environmental impact of Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s proposal to convert an existing pipeline across Kentucky to allow the transport of natural gas liquids. FERC gave notice Friday that it would prepare an environmental assessment of the Tennessee Gas proposal. Federal law also requires the commission to discover and address concerns the ...

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Kinder Morgan moves forward with pipeline plans

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Roughly 70 miles of the proposed Kinder Morgan 430-mile Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project will cut through Bradford and Susquehanna counties en route to the New England market if it receives the necessary federal, state and local approvals. The Houston-based Kinder Morgan held an open house Wednesday at the Blue Ridge High School in New Milford Twp. — one of ...

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No explosions at gas debate

MILTON – Of the 20 people who offered comments about the Sunbury Pipeline project, just five spoke out against the 35-mile natural gas conduit during a public environmental assessment meeting Tuesday night. The few comments against the pipeline as well as the relatively light attendance — about 75 people — at the James Baugher Elementary School were surprises given the ...

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