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Towns, residents push back on pipeline

To energy company Kinder Morgan, it’s called the Northeast Energy Direct Project. Some local residents refer to it differently. The energy company is looking to bring natural gas into the region on a new pipeline mostly occupying current utility rights-of-way. However, several issues are keeping its construction from being a slam dunk. A series of public meetings hosted by the ...

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8 arrested for trespassing while protesting gas pipeline

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — Eight people face criminal trespassing charges after being arrested at a gas pipeline site in northwestern Rhode Island. The protesters were arrested at the Spectra Energy Gas Transmission Facility in Burrillville Saturday. About 100 people protested against the expansion of a gas pipeline project. The arrested protesters — who were later released — have been identified as ...

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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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Pipeline project causing traffic jams

CONNEAUT — City officials in Conneaut are advising motorists to avoid a section of Route 20 where a natural gas pipeline installation project is causing sizable traffic problems. The month-old project on West Main Road has entered a phase that is causing longer-than-usual tie-ups, City Manager James Hockaday said Wednesday. Three types of work are in play at the same ...

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Demonstrators set up mock drill to protest gas pipeline

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Demonstrators protesting a proposed natural gas pipeline through western Vermont erected a replica gas drill outside the state Department of Public Service on Saturday as they called for the project to be shut down. Organizers said they are outraged over a deal the Vermont Department of Public Service signed with Vermont Gas Systems earlier this month to ...

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Terminal could ship natural gas from Colorado to Asia

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Oregon that would give producers in the Piceance Basin an outlet to reach customers on the Pacific Rim is one step closer to approval. The Veresen Inc. terminal received environmental approval last week, though the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will have final say on the project in December, reported ...

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NextEra seeks to build natural gas pipeline in Oklahoma and Texas

Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy, Inc. said Thursday it plans to build a 250-mile natural gas pipeline in Oklahoma and Texas in its latest venture into the pipeline space. Southern Star Central Corp. and NextEra US Gas Assets, LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc., said they have begun a binding open season to solicit commitments for transportation ...

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Petroleum leak in pipeline that will feed Palmetto project


South Carolina authorities have been monitoring the cleanup of thousands of barrels of gasoline that leaked last December from a pipeline in Belton, S.C., that would feed the proposed Palmetto Pipeline along coastal Georgia. Since the leak in the Plantation Pipeline was reported Dec. 8, some 176,901 gallons of gasoline have been recovered in the cleanup, said Jim Beasley, spokesperson ...

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