Pipeline Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee

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The Temple Ad-Hoc Pipeline Advisory Committee was formed to obtain and analyze information regarding the proposed Kinder-Morgan Natural Gas Pipeline and then to advise the Board of Selectmen on actions the Town of Temple can take to protect residents and property.

This page will be updated periodically as more information is obtained.  We will try to provide links to related topics of interest.

Committee members include: Michael Barrett, Gail Cromwell - Ex-Officio, Jennifer Daler, Bev (Nadesha) Edwards, Connie Kieley;John Kieley, D. Chris Mackensen, Sean Radcliffe, and George Stolz.

 

PROJECT INFORMATION AND RELATED LINKS:

Various website links are listed directly below.

Separate documents and articles can be accessed under the Links heading on the left side of the page.

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...CONTINUED EFFORTS TO PROTECT RESIDENTS...

 

July 2016 - Letters (2) from town officials to SEC regarding new rules for high pressure gas pipelines

(Click to read details under LINKS )

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FINALLY!! 05/23/16 - FERC APPLICATION IS FORMALLY WITHDRAWN - Pipeline project is officially halted ~~

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS )

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NEW ! 05/03/2016 - PIPELINE COALITION Letter to FERC as a Motion to Dismiss 

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS )

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NEW ! 05/02/16 - PLAN-NE Letter to FERC as a Motion To Dismiss NED Project Application

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS )

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NEW ~ 05/03/16 - Letter from Selectmen to FERC regarding NED project suspension 

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS )

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NEW!!  04/11/16 - HIGH ALERT ACTION!  Two NH House Bills need your support (HB1660 and HB1148)

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS at left)

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NEW!!  04/04/16 - Rep. Ann Kuster writes letter to FERC re: NED pipeline concerns and requests a Comprehensive Health Impact Assessment

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS at left)

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NEW!!  03-07-16 - Newspaper Article: "Ratepayers gain support in pipeline fight", aka Eversource trying to pull a fast one on ratepayers

 http://www.unionleader.com/Dave-Solomons-Power-Plays-Ratepayers-gain-support-in-pipeline-fight

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NEW - 02/25/16 - Comprehensive Health Impact Assessment (CHIA) White Paper - "an overview of four critical issues regarding the role of comprehensive health impact assessment (CHIA) in review of applications for permits and certificates concerning natural gas transport infrastructure proposals"

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS at left)

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NEW - 02/25/16 - Biographies of Authors - White Paper on Need for CHIA

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NEW - 01/07/16 - A partial list of Bills currently before the NH Legislature related to pipeline issues - thanks to our supportive elected officials.

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS at left)

 

NEW!!  12-10-15 - (3) IMPORTANT EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR PIPELINE OPPOSITION  

(Click to read details on this subject under LINKS at left)

 

NEW~~ 12-02-15:  SENATOR KELLY AYOTTE OFFICIALLY OPPOSES THE NED PIPELINE !!

(Click to read Nashua Telegraph article on this subject under LINKS at left)

 

NEW~~ 11-23-15:  A Video Presentation on "Compressor Station Health Concerns" - narrated by area residents Dennis Gauvin and John Kieley

http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T02761&video=256025

 

NEW~~ 11-23-15:  Hear Actress and Activitst Susan Sarandon speak against the NED pipeline via a YouTube video

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=hbJY0QAhlxQ 

 

NEW! 11-10-15 "FRACKING FUMES: Air Pollution from Hydraulic Fracturing Threatens Public Health and Communities"

http://www.nrdc.org/health/files/fracking-air-pollution-IB.pdf

 

NEW! 10-17-15 Article explores the Relationship of FERC and the expansion of Fracking Pipelines

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33239-the-federal-agency-behind-the-gross-expansion-of-fracking-pipelines

 

NED Pipeline = LOWER ENERGY COSTS??

http://www.newenglandenergyfuture.com/

 

Letter in Keene Sentinel 6-24-15 "How is this protecting and preserving? 

http://www.sentinelsource.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/how-is-this-...

 

Nashua Regional Planning Commission - A good source for more pipeline info

http://www.nashuarpc.org/hot-projects/project-pipeline/

 

Newspaper article 08/12/2014:  Sen. Elizabeth Warren: We can do better than pipeline

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/columnists/ci_26322123/sen-elizabeth-warren-we-can-do-better-than

 

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) website to access filings, documents, comments, etc.  Docket number to enter is PF14-22.

http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ferconline.asp

 

Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.:  Website to access company information about the Northeast Direct (NED) pipeline:

http://www.kindermorgan.com/pages/business/gas_pipelines/east/neenergydirect/

 

NH Public Utilities Commission (PUC):  Liberty Utilities (Energy North Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities Petition for Approval of a Firm Transportation Agreement with the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC:

http://www.puc.state.nh.us/Regulatory/Docketbk/2014/14-380.html

 

Town of Milford, NH website with pipeline information:

http://www.milford.nh.gov/pipeline-information

 

DPU Berkshire Gas & TGP Hearing --- June 11, 2015:

http://gctv.org/videos/dpu-berkshire-gas-tgp-hearing-june-11-2015

 

Open letter to NH Governor and Legislators - Maggie, Jeanne, Kelly, and Annie...WHERE ARE YOU?!!!

http://www.newipswichpipeline.info/general/maggie-jeanne-kelly-and-annie-where-are-you/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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