By JOHN SIEVERS (Bucks County Herald)
Opponents of the PennEast Pipeline updated area residents on the status of the pipeline process and what is being done to fight it.
An informal poll of about 90 attendees of an April 25 meeting found that only a handful are in the path of the proposed pipeline and many others had never attended a citizens’ pipeline meeting before.
“It used to be that nobody fights the pipeline,” said Karen Feridun, founder of Berks Gas Truth, a Pennsylvania pipeline opposition group. “Now everyone does.” Read the complete story.
From NJ.com: Seven residents in Mercer and Hunterdon counties whose property is in the path of the proposed $1.2 billion PennEast pipeline on Monday filed a lawsuit against the company claiming PennEast has been illegally surveying their property without permission. Read the complete story.
By Anya Litvak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A natural gas pipeline explosion in Westmoreland County Friday morning sent an injured man to the hospital, damaged two homes, charred trees and melted a road, with the intense blaze that followed triggering waves of sound, heat and panic through the surrounding area.
A large Texas Eastern transmission line — 30 inches in diameter — burst open around 8:15 a.m. in Salem, shooting flames into the sky that could be seen for miles. Residents reported hearing a deafening gush of air. Read the complete story.
Followup Report: Corrosion found on gas pipeline that exploded in Westmoreland County
The Texas Eastern pipeline explosion that injured one man, damaged several homes and disrupted gas flows to the Northeast last week involved a pipeline that federal investigators said had corroded in at least two places.
And finally, a great resource . . .
Construction Maps @ www.pipelineinfo.org
This website contains PennEast construction maps broken down by township. These are for the route proposed in September 2015 filing with FERC. This is still a work in progress so if your township or land is not on this site please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.