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Gas Pipeline

Gov. candidate Berwick comes out against pipeline

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Don Berwick has become the first candidate for that office to come out in opposition to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed project for Massachusetts. Berwick, a Newton pediatrician, announced in a written statement last week, “We should not commit to new natural gas infrastructure until we know for certain that it is necessary to meet our energy needs. To date, I am not convinced that that case has been made.” While he said that “we need a ‘bridge’ in the short term until we can power our grid and mobile sources with a minimum of fossil fuels,” and that he wants to … 0

Northfield, Paicos perturbed at pipeline proponents’ procrastination

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

NORTHFIELD — The town is losing its patience with the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. after numerous attempts to schedule a community forum with the company have gone unanswered. “I’ve made three calls to Kinder Morgan’s community outreach person, and not a single one has been returned,” said interim Town Administrator Kevin Paicos. “I left him a terse message today, in hopes that it … 0

Montague selectmen agree to anti-pipeline resolution

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MONTAGUE — It didn’t take much discussion for the Montague Board of Selectmen to agree to sign an anti-pipeline resolution proffered by residents with essentially no conversation Monday night. Resident Roy Rosenblatt offered a summary of local objections to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed natural gas pipeline. “No debate from me, that’s for sure,” said Selectman Michael Nelson. Selectmen then voted unanimously to … 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