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Kinder Morgan Suspends NED

According to a report on WMUR, Kinder Morgan has indefinitely suspended the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project. According to cited statements “the company blamed insufficient contractual commitments from companies that distribute natural gas in the region.” A more complete story…

FERC to Governor Hassan, et al

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION WASHINGTON, DC 20426 March 30, 2016 OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN Governor Margaret Wood Hassan 107 North Main Street Room 208 Concord, NH 03301 Dear Governor Hassan: Thank you for your February 10, 2016, letter regarding Tennessee…

Know Your Opponent

In a tip from a reader, a group from the Town of Sandisfield, MA has taken on Kinder Morgan see here over tree cutting. Lead counsel in the case works for the Carolyn Elefant law firm also hired by the…

Tennessee Gas Responds to Critics

In a March 22, 2016, 42 page filing at FERC, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company takes on “INTERVENTIONS, PROTESTS, COMMENTS, MOTION FOR STAY, AND MOTION FOR SUMMARY DISPOSITION” by Massachusetts AG office, CLF, NRDC, PLAN, NHMPC, other intervenors. Mason is part…

Pipelines

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Attached cartoon submitted by a reader with a sense of humor similar to ours. Click on the cartoon for the full effect. If you want to know how the diameters were calculated, try reading this post. Or if less technically…

Where Has All the Ice Cream Gone…

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In a gutsy FERC filing Tim Hopkins, Executive Vice President, Friendly’s Manufacturing and Retail, LLC. has come out in support of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline. According to Mr. Hopkins, Friendly’s energy costs were up 30% last year to the tune…

NED: FERC Milestone

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According to a Nashua Telegraph paywall article regarding a lack of response from FERC to various legislators and coalitions: FERC spokeswoman Tamara Young-Allen said the agency isn’t ignoring concerns from local officials or delegation members but is simply following its…