DOT To Help Expedite $4B NiSource Gas Pipeline Upgrade

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- As part of an effort to streamline reviews of infrastructure projects, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pledged Friday that his agency would help fast-track energy provider NiSource Inc.'s $4 billion initiative to upgrade its 12,000-mile interstate gas delivery system.

DOT will “coordinate with other government entities to identify opportunities to remove overlaps and expedite the regulatory and approval processes,” according to a statement the department issued following a conference LaHood attended Friday in Pittsburgh with representatives of NiSource, local government and DOT's Pipeline and...
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