Tag Archive for Pipeline

Know Your Anti-Fracking Friends: CELDF

“Behind a number of the protests [...] is a little-known activist group, the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. In 18 communities across six states the fund has convinced towns, villages or counties to challenge state and federal authorities – and…

2016 Pipeline Matters

Mason Warrant Article 7, 2016 (proposed) To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars($20,000) to be expended at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen in opposition to the proposed Northeast…

Pipelines

pipelines

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…

Stone Walls and FERC

A 67 page issuance of Kinder Morgan questions from FERC in preparation for its April 2016 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Northeast Energy Direct Project was posted at the FERC E-Libray Freburary 26, 2016. Once the EIS is complete,…

Town Reports Online

The Town of Mason has published the 2015 Annual Report Online with only a few pages that need to be rotated right to read them online (notably the town budget, is there a message there?). Of particular interest is warrant…

Pipeline Advice: Negotiate

Nils Johnson, of the Ohio law firm Johnson and Johnson, proffered some advice to New Ipswich land owners at meetings held at the Windblown Cross Country Ski Area and Woodbound Inn last week. He urged formation of collective groups to…