Girard City Council earlier this month approved a right-of-way agreement that will see a natural-gas transmission line run through part of the Girard Lakes property.
The pipeline will transport gas from Halcon well fields and will run 14 miles from Vienna to a fuel depot near rail lines in Lordstown. The Girard portion of the line would run west of the lower lake.
For agreeing to allow the pipeline onto city property, Girard will receive $150,500.
While council approved the ordinance by a 7-2 vote, at least one citizen was present to express his concerns.Read the entire article by clicking here.
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