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Franklin Township: Groups Gather To Discuss Pipeline Pitfalls

March 20, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Over 100 people gathered to hear various health issues gas compressor stations could have on community health, at Sampson G. Smith school, Saturday, March 18. 

ReThink Energy NJ, NJ League of Conservation Voters, Food & Water Watch and Franklin Township Task Force about Compressor Station 206 & NESE sponsored the forum and Dr. Curtis Nordgaard gave a ...

Franklin Township Council Endorses Resolution to Oppose Gas Compressor Station

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Environmental Commission officially adopted a resolution on March 6, opposing the installation of a gas powered compressor station and the township council endorsed it on Wednesday, March 15.

The compressor station is part of the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), which includes plans for building miles of pipeline under the Raritan Bay to increase the gas ...

Hillsborough Donation Supports Central Jersey Stream Team

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and Rich Resavy, Department of Public Works Director  and coordinator of the Clean Communities program for the township were joined by representatives from the Central Jersey Stream at a recent Township Committee meeting where they received a donation to help with their environmental stewardship initiatives.

“Through grant funding ...

Bateman Applauds PSE&G’s Decision to Abandon PennEast Pipeline

TRENTON, NJ - Following recent news reports that PSE&G plans to sell its share in the proposed PennEast Pipeline and abandon its involvement in the controversial project, Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer) urged others involved with the pipeline to reconsider their support as well.

“I think this decision by ...

Winter Weather Advisory for Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Our mild weather is coming to end very soon.

Somerset county is expecting 2 to 4 inches of snow with the greatest totals in the elevated terrain, according to the National Weather Service website. 

 

Rain is expected to start in the area around midnight and is anticipated to change to snow overnight and continue through Friday morning, according to the ...

Franklin Township: Forum on How Gas Compressor Stations and Pipelines Impact Community Health

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Dr. Curtis Nordgaard will give a presentation on the potential health conditions associated with compressor station emissions during a forum on the impact of gas compressor stations on community health at Sampson G. Smith Intermediate School on March 18.

Nordgaard is a pediatrician and co-founder of Massachusetts Health Care Providers against Fracked ...

What to Know about the Proposed 32,000 Gas Powered Compressor Station Coming to Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Opposition to a gas compressor station to be built on the Trap Rock site is picking up steam in the township.

More than 300 people gathered at the Sampson G. Smith Intermediate School Monday night for a forum on the controversial Proposed Williams-Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement Project.

The grass roots organization, turned township ad hoc ...

Learn About Proposed 32,000 Horsepower Gas Powered Gas Compressor Coming to Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Committee opposing the Williams/Transco Compressor Station is scheduling a public forum at Sampson G. Smith School on Feb. 27 to give members of the public information on the controversial project.

Williams proposed the gas compressor station, to be built in Franklin Township off Route 27 near Trap Rock Quarry, which is an active blasting site and is ...

Franklin Township: Gas Compressor Opposition Task Force On the Move

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This was a busy week for the Franklin Township Task Force about compressor Station 206 (FTTF). 

This Tuesday it will be formally adopted by the Franklin Township Mayor and Council as an official committee whose mission will be to make recommendations to the township council and to inform the public of activity regarding the Williams/Transco Northeast ...

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Sens. Booker and Menendez Voice Concerns to FERC about PennEast Pipeline

March 21, 2017

SENATORS BOOKER AND MENENDEZ RAISE SERIOUS CONCERNS ABOUT ARSENIC CONTAMINATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF PENNEAST PIPELINE

Stockton, NJ (March 21, 2017) – ReThink Energy NJ today applauded a joint letter sent from U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), urging the agency to address the many well-documented ...