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Kittappa Reaffirms Opposition to Central Penn Pipeline Proposal, Calls for Additional Forum

Editor’s Note: Our publishing of this press release is not an endorsement of Kittappa by Lancaster Against Pipelines.   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2014 Contact: Michael Palin     Kittappa Reaffirms Opposition to Central Penn Pipeline Proposal, Calls for  Additional Forum   Dr. Raj Kittappa, Democratic candidate for Congress in the Pennsylvania …

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Houghton Announces Opposition to Pipeline Proposal


Editor’s Note: Our publishing of this press release is not an endorsement of Houghton by Lancaster Against Pipelines.     April 29,2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Joe Bachman 717.368.8673 (mobile)   Houghton Announces Opposition to Pipeline Proposal   Tom Houghton, the endorsed Democratic candidate for Congress in the 16th District of PA announced today that he …

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Does “Robinson Township V. Commonwealth” Set Precedent for Local Ordinances Against Oil & Gas Operations?


  All across the country, townships are passing local ordinances banning corporations from making decisions that could negatively impact human and property rights of township residents.  Robinson Township, Pennsylvania, won a landmark case in the state supreme court this December – “invalidat[ing]  Pennsylvania’s efforts to regulate land uses associated with oil and gas operations on a …

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Why No-one Needs the Central Penn South Pipeline Through Pennsylvania

The map below is an illustration from a Williams Partners presentation about why they need the Central Penn South line through PA. It shows what they call the Zone 6 constrained area, or the so-called bottleneck they wish to address. Their plan for Central Penn South is to connect Stations 517 and 195, running a greenfield 42” …

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Gil Smart shows pipeline will not benefit Lancaster

SMART REMARKS: Would pipeline benefit Lancaster County at all? By GIL SMART | Staff Writer To begin with, we’ve got what you might call the tale of two pipelines. “So there’s one very legitimate question for you: This might tear up portions of Lancaster County. But how much will Lancaster Countians themselves actually benefit from …

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Kittappa weighs in against pipeline

By JOE HAINTHALER | Staff Writer Now everyone in the race for the 16th C “Raja Kittappa, a stem cell researcher from West Hempfield Township seeking the Democratic nomination, released a statement May 2. Kittappa expressed concerns over safety and said the proposed pipeline “will disrupt our economy and environment while providing no tangible benefit …

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Lancaster County pipeline review: 13 things the feds will consider

May 2, 2014. By JOE HAINTHALER | Staff Writer The fate of an interstate natural gas pipeline proposed to be installed across seven municipalities in western Lancaster County is in the hands of an independent federal agency. Below is a summary of the resource reports Williams Partners must submit to FERC, as required under federal …

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New pipeline documents show first detailed maps, public meeting date, possible re-routing to miss Tucquan Glen preserve

Thu May 1, 2014. By AD CRABLE | Staff Writer New documents filed by Williams Partners include the first detailed maps for public consumption of where a proposed natural gas pipeline might go for 35 miles through Lancaster County. The filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission also set Williams’ sole public open house on …

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Lancaster County residents criticize pipeline proposal

By Marie Cusick A proposal to build a natural gas pipeline through Lancaster County is angering many residents. It was standing room only as concerned residents packed a public meeting this morning between the county commissioners and the pipeline company, Oklahoma-based Williams Partners. … Read the rest of the article here

Williams Representative Shows PR Strategy for Lancaster

BY PERRY LUU project manager for the Central Penn natural gas pipeline project On the day before the Commissioners meeting Williams Partners rep Perry Luu publishes an article in the Lancaster newspapers urging residents to get involved. The article works hard to derail the question “Why does Lancaster need the pipeline?” by encouraging residents to …

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