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.
A city resident and member of the Coalition to Reroute Nexus (CORN) made a request to New Franklin City Council May 3, to designate funds to help finance CORN’s legal fight to reroute the proposed gas pipeline from going through the Portage Lakes area.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A mayor has upped the ante in the fight over a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline by hiring attorneys to file a lawsuit aimed at stopping the pipeline from being built or stopping the project altogether.
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.
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.