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This company’s gas plants just keep on exploding

By John Upton Perhaps executives at the Williams energy company have fiery personalities. Or maybe they just don’t care about safety, or about their workers or neighbors. A huge explosion at one of the company’s gas processing plants in southern Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon triggered the evacuation of all residents of the small nearby town of Opal…. Continue reading …

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Lebanon group organizes to stop Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project

The 27-mile pipeline would cut through Lebanon County. By John Latimer @johnmlatimer on Twitter A group hoping to stop an Oklahoma-based company’s plan to build an underground natural gas pipeline through Lebanon County got a lot of work done its first organizational meeting Thursday night. But one thing it didn’t accomplish was coming up …

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Williams Partners plans $300M pipeline expansion for gas export facility

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 12:56 pm by Collin Eaton in Deals, LNG HOUSTON – Williams Partners is planning a $300 million pipeline expansion to carry natural gas to Cheniere Energy’s planned liquefied natural gas export facilities at the Sabine Pass in Louisiana, the company said Friday. t’s a move to connect abundant supplies …

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Commissioners’ April 29 pipleline meeting to give speakers 3 minutes each

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:32 pm | Updated: 3:07 pm, Wed Apr 23, 2014. By JOE HAINTHALER | Staff Writer Lancaster County commissioners will limit those wishing to ask questions or comment about a proposed natural gas pipeline in southern Lancaster County to three minutes each during their April 29 meeting, according to… Read …

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Builder of pipeline planned for Lancaster County to face public for first time

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:05 pm | Updated: 7:11 am, Fri Apr 11, 2014. By AD CRABLE | Staff Writer Lancaster County residents concerned about a 35-mile natural gas line planned here will get their first chance to address the pipeline’s builder and operator face to face at a County Commissioners work session on …

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Court Blocks Use of Eminent Domain on Pipeline

by Chip Northrup Court Blocks Use of Eminent Domain on Pipeline “York County landowners affected by the same proposed Marcellus Shale pipeline that would run through Clay and West Cocalico townships in Lancaster County have won a court battle blocking Sunoco Logistics from condemning their land. In a March 25 ruling in York County Common Pleas Court, …

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Shifting Earth Causes Williams Pipeline Explosion

Multiple agencies in Marshall County spent Saturday morning on the scene of a pipeline explosion. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Tom Hart said a hillside slip caused a 12-inch line to rupture between Waymans Ridge and Middle Creek. Read the rest of the article here

Workers injured as blast rocks Washington gas plant

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 8:25 am by Associated Press in Accidents, Natural gas   The Williams Northwest Pipeline plant is seen after a large explosion and fire in Plymouth, Wash., Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/The Tri-City Herald, Sarah Gordon) By Jeff Barnard Associated Press A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing …

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Judge Rules Bluegrass Pipeline Companies Don’t Have Power of Eminent Domain

A Franklin County judge has ruled in favor of Kentucky residents who challenged whether companies have the power to invoke eminent domain to build a controversial natural gas liquids pipeline across the state. Click here to read the rest of the article

U.S. propane shortage provides lessons for debate over oil and gas exports

Elizabeth Douglass, INSIDECLIMATE NEWS Last updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 2:23 PM As the nation charges toward energy independence, many Americans learned an important lesson this winter: Just because the country is awash in domestic fuel doesn’t mean it will be there when they need it most. Read more at

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