Additional resources

Groups Mobilizing Against Pipelines and Related Infrastructure

Gas Drilling Awareness for Cortland County (GDACC) GDACC’s site posts relevant news from a vast variety of sources on all aspects of industrial gas development.

Stop the Minisink Compression StationResidents of Minisink, NY (in Orange County) are fighting the Millennium Pipeline Company, which in 2013 built a 12,260 horsepower gas compressor station in the middle of a residential area.

Stop the Pipeline – Information on the Constitution Pipeline, a 121-mi long major gas pipeline extending from northern Pennsylvania to Schoharie County, NY. This pipeline is further along in the permitting process.  Website contains comments from state agencies and municipalities that have “intervened” in the process due to concerns about the environmental, economic, health and social impacts. Many links to resources are available on the site.

Rising tide VermontInformation about a grassroots campaign to stop the Vermont Gas Pipeline through Chittenden and Addison Counties, VT.

SpectraBustersSpectraBusters is a multi-state citizens’ organization opposing the Sabal Trail gas pipeline, proposed to run from Alabama to Florida.

Honor the Earth’s video about threats from oil pipelines

Resistance to the Bluegrass NGL pipeline

Resistance to Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s Northeast Upgrade Project

Resistance to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Energy Direct Project

Additional articles:

Environmental group tangles with pipeline company over property surveys at homes, The Star-Ledger, 8/31/14

Northern Gateway and private land: how to go head-to-head with big oil – CBC Radio, 6/19/14

Court blocks use of eminent domain on pipeline to pass through Lancaster County – article from Lancaster Online, 4/9/14, about Pennsylvania landowners arguing that Sunoco has no eminent domain powers for its Mariner East pipeline because the company is not a public utility.

South Buffalo denies XTO Energy request to build natural gas compressor stationTrib Total Media, 2/25/14

Panel Blocks Gas Pipeline in New Jersey Pinelandsarticle from the New York Times, 1/11/14. See also this article from Press of Atlantic City

Opposition to NYSDEC’s proposed permitting program for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities Video footage of 10/16/13 rally and press conference held before NYSDEC public information session in Syracuse, NY

Court: Federal laws supersede local zoning ordinances for proposed gas compressor station in Myersville – Frederick News-Post 10/9/13 Report on the struggle to prevent Dominion Transmission Inc. from building a gas compressor station in the Town of Myersville, MD.

Pipeline Company Moves Compressor Station After Belmont County Residents Protest WRTF.com, 9/23/13 Report on how Spectra Energy Texas Eastern Pipeline responded to community pressure.

 

 

Industry Sources

Millennium Pipeline Company, LLC Millennium’s official website

The Process of Exporting LNGgraphic from Dominion’s website about its Cove Point export project

 

 

 

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