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Thursday, October 5, 2017

NEXUS Pipeline Hoping to Start Construction Next Week

From WOSU Radio:
The developers behind the NEXUS natural gas pipeline want to begin construction by October 10. 
In August, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the $2 billion pipeline that will run through 12 Ohio counties from Northeast Ohio to Michigan and Canada. The federal agency is in the process of reviewing the request. 
According to a recent filing with FERC, NEXUS has obtained all of its necessary permits and acquired 97 percent of the right-of-ways. But one place it has not gotten permission to build is in Oberlin. 
“Nexus could not start to build the project in the city unless it acquires those easements,” says Carolyn Elefant, who represents Oberlin in the pipeline case.
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