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In Your Opinion: Transco Compressor Property Could Be Expanded

In Your Opinion: Transco Compressor Property Could Be Expanded

By Lynn Collins. Compressor Station 206 is proposed to be built on a 52-acre site with additional land to build an access road.  The company, Williams-Transco, noted that they needed at least 10 acres when they looked for a site for this part of their Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project. They also wrote that they […]

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Updated: Blasting Won’t Affect Transco Compressor Station

Updated: Blasting Won’t Affect Transco Compressor Station

Update: “Blowdowns” at the proposed Transco natural gas compressor station 206 could occur four to five times a week, for four to six weeks, while the compressor station is being tested, a company spokesman said. A blowdown is a forced release of gas into the air. Transco spokesman Christopher Stockton said that the number of […]

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Hundreds Hear Strategies To Defeat Proposed Compressor

Hundreds Hear Strategies To Defeat Proposed Compressor

Area residents who want to defeat a proposed natural gas compressor station must remain engaged and fight it at every level. That was the word from a panel of activists gathered Feb. 27 at Sampson G. Smith Elementary School in a forum hosted by the township’s newly formed Task Force on Compressor Station 206. About […]

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Williams-Transco Originally Eyed Six Parcels For Gas Compressor

Williams-Transco Originally Eyed Six Parcels For Gas Compressor

The company wishing to build a gas compressor station in Franklin initially eyed six potential locations in the township and South Brunswick, a federal filing shows. The Williams Companies’ Transco affiliate is planning to build the 32,000-horsepower natural gas-powered station on a 52-acre parcel near the intersection of Routes 27 and 518. The controversial application […]

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Huge Turnout At FERC Gas Compressor ‘Scoping Session’

Huge Turnout At FERC Gas Compressor ‘Scoping Session’

More than 200 people showed up Sept. 15 at the Senior/Community Center to give their opinions about the siting of a natural gas compression station in the southern part of the township. And judging by the comments made by people outside the building and in prior venues, there weren’t too many positive opinions given. The […]

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