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.
President Donald Trump has chosen a longtime aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a state utility regulator to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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).
“We must fight to make sure that Anadarko is held accountable, if its shown their reckless behavior played a part in their deaths, so we can ensure this is the last time a tragedy like this occurs.” — Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth Guardians
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.
Colette Honorable, who has served at FERC since late 2014, announced late Friday that she will leave the Commission when her term expires at the end of next month, a move that would leave the already quorumless panel with a single member — Acting Chairman Cheryl LaFleur.
Rover Pipeline Spills More Than 2 Million Gallons of ‘Drilling Fluid’ in Ohio Wetlands, One Month After Construction Began
Energy regulators’ review process for natural gas pipelines went under the microscope in federal court yesterday
Woodsfield, OH – Over the weekend, a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio. The earthquake occurred shortly before 8:00 a.m on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The epicenter was in the Sycamore Valley area in northern Bethel Township, Monroe County. Details are still emerging about the event.