In the News

— “Mass. Considers Approval of LNG Facility in Environmental Justice Community“, RTO Insider, October 11, 2021
— “Weymouth Compressor Shuts Down Again – For Fourth Time In Less Than A Year“, WBUR: Earthwhile, May 21, 2021
— “Massachusetts gas facility needed to meet New England climate goals, backers say“, Energy News Network, May 20, 2021
— “Liberty Utilities angles for 20-year natural gas contract“, Keene Sentinel, May 17, 2021
—”Environmental Groups Sue Federal Regulators Over Western Mass. Pipeline Plan, WBUR: Earthwhile, February 12, 2021
— “Granite Bridge 2.0: Progress, at Last, on Natural Gas“, InDepthNH, July 31, 2020
— “National Grid, Eversource Say They Can Meet Natural Gas Demand Without Weymouth Compressor“, WBUR, November 1, 2019

— “Granite Bridge is a bridge too far“, InDepthNH, September 27, 2019
— “Beware the Coalition for Sustainable Energy“, Commonwealth Magazine, February 9, 2018
— “Pipeline charges prompt lots of questions“, Commonwealth Magazine, October 20, 2017
— “Berkshire Gas must update their business model“, Hampshire Gazette, July 24, 2017
Massachusetts regulators approve Berkshire Gas 5-year plan, while insisting company must work to lift moratorium“, MassLive, July 11, 2017
—  “The invisible hand of Gordon van Welie”, Commonwealth Magazine, July 8, 2017
— “FERC says no environmental review for variance, says it will trust pipeline company“, Berkshire Eagle, June 21, 2017
— “With pipeline work looming, anxiety mounts in Sandisfield“, Berkshire Eagle, April 27, 2017
“Gas pipeline foes file to halt start of construction”, Greenfield Recorder, April 25, 2017
“FERC asked to revoke permit for pipeline through Otis State Forest”, Berkshire Edge, April 25, 2017
“Massachusetts Pipeline Awareness Network seeks rehearing by FERC, asks for stay of construction in Otis State Forest”, Berkshire Eagle, April 24, 2017
  “Kinder Morgan To Start Pipeline Expansion in Western Mass.”, WAMC, April 24, 2017
  “Warren, Markey take on FERC over Otis forest pipeline permit”, Berkshire Eagle, April 19, 2017
— “Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. given green light to begin tree cutting in Otis State Forest”, Berkshire Eagle, April 12, 2017
“No shortcut for gas pipeline water review”, Berkshire Eagle, March 18, 2017
“Appeals court says pipelines must pass state review”, Greenfield Recorder, March 17, 2017
— RELEASE: Victory in First Circuit Court of Appeals, March 17, 2017
“Eversource and activists at odds over latest New England pipeline study”, MassLive, February 13, 2017
“Legal loose ends, market forces might yet rescue Otis State Forest”, Berkshire Edge, February 13, 2017
“Berkshire judge plans to OK settlement for pipeline easement through state forest”, MassLive, February 9, 2017
“Forest pipeline opponents hang tough”, Berkshire Eagle, February 4, 2017
“Tennessee Gas sets Nov. 1 target for Otis State Forest pipeline”, Berkshire Eagle, January 2, 2017
“Massachusetts Settles Dispute With Kinder Morgan Over Pipeline”, NEPR, December 29, 2016
“Kathryn Eiseman: Berkshire Gas must widen supply options”, Daily Hampshire Gazette, November 2, 2016
“Legal logjam delays Tennessee Gas Pipeline project into 2017”, Berkshire Eagle, October 5, 2016
“Berkshire County natural gas pipeline tangled in legal challenges”, MassLive, October 4, 2016
“Sandisfield pipeline spawns water quality battles on three fronts, potentially delaying the project”, Berkshire Edge, September 27, 2016
“Baker’s energy policy only part right : All-of-the-above approach not tenable”, Commonwealth Magazine, September 26, 2016
“Towns, lawmakers to be intervenors in Berkshire Gas moratorium proceedings”, Greenfield Recorder, September 2, 2016
 “Kinder Morgan begins mapping Otis State Forest for gas pipeline”, Berkshire Eagle, August 2, 2016
“Opponents appeal state approval of Kinder Morgan pipeline spur through Otis state Forest”, Berkshire Eagle, July 20, 2016
“Prohibit the ‘pipeline tax’ : There are smarter ways to invest in economy”, Commonwealth Magazine, July 13, 2016
“Berkshire Gas wants to find plan to end moratorium”, Greenfield Recorder, July 11, 2016
“Anti-pipeline group calls for FERC to dismiss proposed project”, Greenfield Recorder, May 2, 2016
“Kathryn Eiseman: Pipeline Battle may Not Be Over”, Berkshire Eagle, April 27, 2016
“Pipeline lawsuit called ‘aggressive,’ precedent-setting, Greenfield Recorder”, Greenfield Recorder, March 18, 2016
» RELEASE: Kinder Morgan seeks immediate access to hundreds of properties in preparation for eminent domain takings, despite lack of established need for pipeline project, January 18, 2016
» RELEASE: National Grid contracts with Kinder Morgan could put electric ratepayers on the hook for over $1.3 billion, with no proof of need for NED pipeline, January 18, 2016
“Caution: Future Market Need for Natural Gas Pipelines is Smaller than You Think,” Jonathan Peress, Environmental Defense Fund, December 10, 2015
» “Pipeline Jobs To Be Half Local, According To Kinder Morgan’s Federal Application” (Interview w/ PLAN-NE President Katy Eiseman),, November 24, 2015
 PLAN-NE Letter to FERC Requesting Reasonable Amount of Time for Stakeholders to Intervene, 11-16-15
“Anti-pipeline group PLAN-NE to sue Mass. Dept. of Public Utilities for cutting them out of talks,”, September 19, 2015
“Report disputes need for more gas pipelines,” Boston Globe, August 24, 2015 (Text of Report)
“Maine natural gas pipeline proposals don’t offer enough benefits: report,”, July 20, 2015
“Kinder Morgan shrinks proposed pipeline size,” Union Leader, July 16, 2015
“Crowd slams state at pipeline hearing,” Greenfield Recorder, June 11, 2015
“Local pols seek to intervene in pipeline deal: Kulik, Mark eye Berkshire Gas’ involvement,” Greenfield Recorder, May 23, 2015
Kinder Morgan deal with Liberty for pipeline space comes under fire at PUC,” Union Leader, May 19, 2015
— PLAN-NE’s Letter to FERC, April 8, 2015
“‘Stay away from eminent domain,’ builders of planned gas pipeline are told,” Union Leader, March 25, 2015
“Pipeline opponents challenging delivery contract with NH gas company,” Union Leader, March 16, 2015
“Kinder Morgan pipeline foes lawyer up; form regional non-profit,”, March 7, 2015