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Firm cancels application to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Houston-based Kinder Morgan has withdrawn its application for a federal permit to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline and a network of compressor stations. The 420-mile Northeast Energy Direct pipeline was intended to send natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields across upstate New York to New England. The company announced last month that it ...

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Filings show pipeline company considered compressor station for Winchester

WINCHESTER — A recent federal filing by the developer of a controversial pipeline reveals the firm considered putting a vital piece of the project in Winchester, although it’s unclear whether that option’s still on the table. And as a federal commission considers the need for the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline, local residents say recent problems with the commission’s website have ...

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Critics worry over viability of Kinder Morgan project

As Kinder Morgan watches its stock price tank, and slashes its dividend to investors, critics of the Northeast Energy Direct project are beginning to question whether the company has the financial stability to build and operate a $3 billion natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire. Kinder Morgan says its finances are strong, despite the stock market fluctuations, and it ...

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Filings: Pipeline firm has power-plant deal

FRANKLIN — Energy giant Kinder Morgan, the company behind the proposed Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline, has an agreement with a company planning to construct a natural gas-fired electric generating plant in New York, according to documents filed with federal regulators. However, the location of that power plant and the identity of the company behind it are not mentioned in ...

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Pipeline opponents puzzled by leaders’ words, actions about proposed project

Though New Hampshire leaders in Washington and Concord recently gave statements expressing concern about the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline, their actions have caused confusion among pipeline opponents about where they really stand. Last week, three members of the N.H. congressional delegation and the state’s governor spoke out against the interstate pipeline, which would pass through 17 towns in southern ...

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Sanders aligns against proposed natural gas pipeline

MANCHESTER — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is the first presidential candidate to publicly take a position on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline. And the Democratic hopeful’s opposition to the project has many Northeast Energy Direct pipeline opponents praising him. In prepared remarks given during the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Sunday night, Sanders said he’s against ...

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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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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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Liberty Utilities proposes natural gas expansion to Swanzey

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SWANZEY CENTER — If Liberty Utilities goes ahead with establishing natural gas services in town, they won’t involve the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline. At least not at first, Liberty Utilities officials told Swanzey Selectmen Tuesday night. Instead, the service will come from Keene, where Liberty’s company officials say they plan to convert the city’s more than 100-year-old propane-air mixture distribution ...

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Company proposes expanding natural gas service to 4 local towns

A utility company is seeking to expand its natural gas distribution system to four Cheshire County towns on, or abutting, the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline route. And while some view the move as an opportunity to boost the region’s economic development, it’s not sitting well with those opposed to the pipeline. “I really think this just gives the pipeline ...

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