Tag Archive for Pipeline

NED, The End?

In a 2016-05-23 filing at FERC, Kinder Morgan requests: Pursuant to Rule 216(a) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 C.F.R. § 385.216(a)(2015), Tennessee provides notice of its withdrawal of the Application in this proceeding. Tennessee appreciates the…

Mission Creep

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2015 Mason Warrant Article 13: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000) to be expended at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen in opposition to the proposed Northeast…

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…

Mason Pipeline Mitigation

Members of the Mason Conservation Commission appeared before the Mason Selectmen at their March 22 meeting to request funds for pipeline mitigation plans. The selectmen approved the request. According to Conservation Commission Member Liz Fletcher: “The contract is with Kane…

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…

Kinder Morgan Responds to FERC

In a March 18 Kinder Morgan response to FERC, the Gazette gleaned the following that pertain to Mason: Resource Report 4 – Cultural Resources 1. Address comments, such as one by Joe McGuire (20151016-4050) and the Town of Mason, New…

Mason Pipeline Committee: CELDF

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The Mason Pipeline Committee held an informational hearing on March 7, with primary guest Michelle Sanborn of CELDF to talk about the proposed community rights ordinance (Article 14, this year’s town meeting). Michelle described CELDF as a non-profit public law…