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Gas pipeline proponents to address Northfield residents Aug. 19

Sunday, July 27, 2014

NORTHFIELD — Local residents will finally have their chance to pose questions to the proponents of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Expansion. The pipeline company has agreed to address a community meeting Aug. 19 at 7 p.m., at Pioneer Valley Regional School. Representatives of Kinder Morgan, the pipeline’s parent company, will give a short presentation before opening the floor to questions, according to Selectboard Chairman John “Jack” Spanbauer. Town Moderator Nathan … 0

Questions remain after COG pipeline meeting

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments and its Planning Board, along with the nearly 300 people attending their meeting Thursday, got to pose a series of questions to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. spokesmen, yet questions remained about TGP’s proposed project. The two-hour long session, during which four representatives from TGP parent Kinder Morgan responded to audience questions submitted in writing, echoed many of … 1

Reps. Mark, Kulik voice opposition to gas pipeline

Friday, July 25, 2014

Five more western Massachusetts legislators have come out publicly against the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline project. Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield, along with Reps. Paul Mark, D-Peru, Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington, Gailanne Cariddi, D-North Adams, and William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, issued a joint written statement Friday declaring their opposition to the Northeast Direct pipeline, which would cross nine Franklin County towns. Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Orange, … 0

Pipeline could hit walls in Warwick

Friday, February 28, 2014

WARWICK — A proposed natural gas pipeline may have a tough time getting through town, as it would have to go through bedrock, protected forests and the state Legislature to do so. The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a new transmission line that would cut through several … 0

Proposed gas pipeline prompts concerns

Thursday, February 27, 2014

On its way from western Pennsylvania to eastern Massachusetts, a proposed natural gas pipeline will have to cross environmental opposition as well as rivers, woodland and other potential obstacles. Two meetings have been planned for next week by groups already raising concerns about the proposal — not yet … 1

Letter: Gas pipeline wrong direction

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Recently, New England governors made news calling for rate payers to fund more “transmission lines” (pipelines) for natural gas under our rivers and through our woods. Gas companies are already contacting people in the valley to run pipes through their property. Fabulous! Forward into the past! Doesn’t seem … 0

Montague selectmen decline pipeline request

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The town of Montague on Monday joined the list of landowners denying Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. permission to survey for a natural gas pipeline through the county. The Montague Board of Selectmen voted unanimously on a motion by Selectman Christopher Boutwell to deny the request … 0

Pipeline talk reaches Montague govt.

Friday, February 7, 2014

MONTAGUE — Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has already approached local residents for permission to conduct surveys on their land for a planned natural gas transmission pipeline. On Monday it’s the town government’s turn. Representatives from Tennessee Gas will be attending Monday’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting, according to Richard … 0

Gas co. proposes new pipeline through Franklin County

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A natural gas pipeline is being proposed to run through several Franklin County towns. Residents in Shelburne and Montague have been contacted by representatives from the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. with plans for a proposed 250-mile project in Massachusetts. While there is no application with detailed maps that … 0