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Constitution pipeline ready to go, Kinder Morgan project shelved

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While one company has shelved plans for a natural gas pipeline from New York into New England, another project following a similar route is poised to proceed. Constitution Pipeline spokesman Christopher Stockton says Thursday that the pipeline from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields to eastern New York is supported by firm customer commitments. Project partners include Cabot ...

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FERC accepts application for controversial natural gas pipeline

A federal commission will begin looking in earnest at a plan for a natural gas pipeline that’s drawn controversy in southern New Hampshire, after officials ruled that the application is complete. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the notice Monday formally accepting a Nov. 20 application for the Northeast Energy Direct project, which it must do for a project to ...

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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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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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As Kinder Morgan readies application, opponents schedule forum

PELHAM — As an energy company is set to file a lengthy application for a proposed 412-mile natural gas pipeline, a coalition will host a public information session to discuss what opponents sat will be its negative impacts. On Nov. 20, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company plans to file an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the company’s Northeast ...

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Pipeline firm plans Franklin open house

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, the firm behind the controversial Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, has advised federal regulators that it will be hosting an “open house” meeting in Franklin, where it plans to locate a 30,000-horsepower compressor station. However, the company said no date has been set for the meeting and no venue selected. The pipeline would parallel the ...

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Cartwright calls for information on pipeline approval process

A local lawmaker wants to try to ensure people affected by natural gas pipelines can have their say — and that the federal agency responsible for approving pipeline projects is listening to them. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, has joined legislators from New Hampshire in asking the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Energy for information about how the ...

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Study: N.E. doesn’t need new pipelines

A new study commissioned by an importer of liquefied natural gas challenges the notion that new natural gas pipelines are needed for the New England market, contending that demand for the product is expected to decline and noting that the region will benefit from a diversification in power generation resources. The report, issued by Energyzt Advisors LLC and commissioned by ...

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Energy project finding support


MANCHESTER – The Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline proposed for southern New Hampshire has attracted sufficient interest from utilities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts to be approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Curtis Cole, the energy company’s director of business development. Part of the strategy of pipeline opponents has been to challenge the company’s so-called “anchor shipper agreements,” ...

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