Who will they try to buy-off next? Williams-Transco’s Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE): Economic Report by Rutgers & Other Ways this Company Tries to Influence Perceptions
Apparently, it is worth millions to Williams to shift the focus from the dangers, risks and damage of the expansion of natural gas infrastructure to local projects that benefit from their money and to contract for a study of economic impacts that omits costs of negative consequences.
Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center, Franklin NJ. Watch a video that explains the impact of Compressor Station 206.
The New Jersey Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center is an serene and peaceful site of worship and reflection for hundreds of daily visitors from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware. Its iconic statue, vibrant community, and wooded meditation trail create a contemplative place surrounded by nature where people of all ages and faiths come to meditate, reflect, and practice Buddhism.
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June 11 2017
Opposition to Compressor Station grows.
Princeton, NJ. For the past year, Central Jersey Safe Energy Coalition (SAFERNj.org) has been in the center of the fight to stop a new pipeline infrastructure proposal in New Jersey called the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE). Williams-Transco, the Oklahoma based Natural Gas Infrastructure Company has filed a formal application with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the government agency that regulates interstate pipeline projects, seeking approval for this project. Williams-Transco’s proposal includes building a 32000 HP natural gas powered compressor station in Franklin NJ, as well as 23 miles of offshore pipeline in Lower New York Bay and 3.5 miles of 26” pipe in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Read the complete Press Release.
Williams Partners’ Transco Pipeline Seeks FERC Approval for Northeast Supply Enhancement Project to Serve Growing Demand for Natural Gas in Northeastern U.S.
Monday, March 27, 2017 8:00 am EDT Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) announced today that Transco has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which would create 400,000 dekatherms per day of incremental firm transportation capacity to markets in the northeastern United States for the 2019/2020 winter heating season.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Environmental Commission officially adopted a resolution on March 6, opposing the installation of a gas powered compressor station and the township council endorsed it on Wednesday, March 15.
The compressor station is part of the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), which includes plans for building miles of pipeline under the Raritan Bay to increase the gas supply to residents outside of New Jersey.
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South Brunswick township responds to Williams Draft Resource Report on NESE
In response to Williams Draft Resource Report on the NESE, Mayor of the township of South Brunswick wrote to FERC Commissioner Kimberly Boss, expressing serious concerns regarding noise, safety and other environmental hazards.
Mayor Mr. Frank Gambatese also requested FERC to add South Brunswick Environmental Commission to the stakeholders list. Below is the excerpts from the letter. Please click to view full letter.
Princeton Manor Homeowners’ Association Holds 2nd Forum for Proposed Williams/Transco Natural Gas Compressor Station #206
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