Ohio Attorney General asked to initiate civil proceedings against company
Developers of the 3.25 Bcf/d (92mn m³/d) Rover natural gas pipeline face growing public opposition and construction setbacks while installing the mainline in Ohio
Source: News – Argus Media
Rover Pipeline LLC will pay $1.5 million to the Ohio History Connection Foundation on July 7.
This local spill was part of Rover’s estimated 2 million gallons of drilling fluid pollutants into wetlands “adjacent to” the Tuscarawas River last week, according to a violation filed by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Rover Pipeline has been under construction in Ohio for less than a month, but it is already polluting Ohio’s waterways. The project was the source of two serious spills last week according to notices of violation filed by the Ohio EPA Division of Environmental Response, Investigation and Enforcement.
In a blatant attempt to cut corners, Sabal Pipeline construction workers haphazardly dug up already buried pipes, DAMAGED THEM, and buried them back in the ground.
Construction of the Rover natural gas pipeline resulted in more than 2 million gallons of drilling fluids being spilled at two different locations earlier this month.
Rover Pipeline Spills More Than 2 Million Gallons of ‘Drilling Fluid’ in Ohio Wetlands, One Month After Construction Began
WEYMOUTH – Residents and officials say a major gas line rupture in Providence caused by construction on a pipeline owned by Spectra Energy raises concerns about the company’s ability to maintain infrastructure.Spectra Energy subsidiary Algonquin Gas Transmission owns a pipeline that runs to North Weymouth and has proposed building a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station on the banks of the Fore River. The proposal is part of the Atlantic Bridge pipeline expansion project,
The 30-inch pipeline exploded around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, and left a crater about 86 feet long, 46 feet wide and 20 feet deep.