Lancaster County residents criticize pipeline proposal

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. …

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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 plan where it should go. This strategy is designed to make people believe it is inevitable, and invite you to make it as painless as possible. Please tell people swayed by this article that it doesn’t have to be here at all.

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This company’s gas plants just keep on exploding

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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 at http://grist.org/news/this-companys-gas-plants-just-keep-on-exploding/

Lebanon group organizes to stop Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project

The 27-mile pipeline would cut through Lebanon County.

By John Latimer
johnlatimer@ldnews.com @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 with a name for the group….

 

Read more at http://www.ldnews.com/local/ci_25633230/group-organizes-stop-atlantic-sunrise-pipeline-project

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

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.

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 the rest of the article here at Lancaster Newspapers

 

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.

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 Tuesday, April 29.

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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, Judge Stephen Linebaugh reaffirmed his previous ruling that Sunoco was a pipeline carrier, and not a public utility, and therefore had no eminent domain powers.”

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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.

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Workers injured as blast rocks Washington gas plant

 

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