Pa.-To-NY Gas Pipeline Should Hug I-88, NY Lawmaker Says

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.'s and Williams Partners LP's Pennsylvania-to-New York natural gas pipeline should follow a major highway instead of slicing through land occupied by Empire State farmers who are rebuilding after two major storms, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

Republican Assemblyman Peter D. Lopez, whose district includes the planned 120-mile pipeline's terminus in Schoharie County, N.Y., has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to protect residents' land in areas just south of Interstate 88 because “the last thing they need to deal with is...
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