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PLAN-NE is working at the state and federal level to prevent the overbuild of fossil fuel infrastructure.  Read our latest newsletter and subscribe for updates.  Learn more about our work. Contact us any time.

>>Victory in the First Circuit!!

The citizens’ appeal of the MassDEP 401 Water Quality will be allowed to continue through to a final decision by the commissioner.  This is an important legal victory for Clean Water Act advocacy in the context of Natural Gas Act proceedings. See the ruling here.  Read our press release. And see our notification to FERC.

>>Our work for better energy solutions:

Commonwealth Magazine – Governors can wield influence over pipelines

Legislative Briefing  The Role of the Commonwealth in Preventing Overbuild of Natural Gas Infrastructure

>>Our work on proposed gas overbuild:

Connecticut Expansion Project

The Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline Connecticut Expansion Project (CP14-529) impacting Southern Berkshire County (Town of Sandisfield) and Hampden County (Town of Agawam) in Massachusetts, Albany County New York, and Hartford County Connecticut to service Connecticut gas distributors.

Atlantic Bridge Project

The Spectra Algonquin Gas Pipeline Atlantic Bridge Project (CP16-9) impacting the Town of Weymouth in Massachusetts with the construction of a new compressor station, pipeline expansions in New York and Connecticut, reversal of the flow of the Maritimes & Northeast pipeline now from Dracut to Nova Scotia, and other upgrades.

Northeast Energy Direct

The Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Energy Direct  Project (CP16-21) impacting Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

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Map from http://www.northeastgas.org/pipeline_expansion.php