Monthly Archives: March 2013

Monday Morning Pipeline News – April 1, 2013

GENERAL INFORMATION Local Permitting Process: The gas pipeline project cannot begin without at least two local permits being issued: a general permit to begin construction, under the jurisdiction of Borough Manager Tom Fountaine, and a specific permit to allow night-time … Continue reading

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Two Time-Sensitive Announcements

March 30 – Community Action Meeting to Stop the PSU Pipeline Many members of the State College and Penn State community regard the plan as a short-sighted and dangerous energy strategy for the PSU Board of Trustees to pursue, and … Continue reading

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Friends & Farmers Cooperative – Stuff’s Happening!

Friends & Farmers Cooperative E-Newsletter – March 25, 2013 Edition: Friends & Farmers, a group of community members working to strengthen the local food economy through the creation of a member-owned grocery store, needs your feedback. We’re conducting a survey about … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Pipeline News

Just trying to figure out how to keep up with all the pipeline developments in a way that’s useful for blog readers but manageable for me as blog editor. Even though the next big event is next Monday’s Borough Council … Continue reading

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Snipples – March 26, 2013

Thank you to Betsy Green for snipples – “It’s probably a PA Dutch derivative of another word…When we were very young kids & were working on paper cut-outs and we had bits & pieces of paper all over the place, … Continue reading

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Digging Into the Pipeline – March 25, 2013

How to Get Involved Sign the Stop the Pipeline Petition Join the No PSU Pipeline GoogleGroup Join the Highlands Civic Association list-serve Attend the April 1 State College Borough Council Meeting More things to think about… 1. There is a tangible benefit to the … Continue reading

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Who Is Responsible for the Pipeline?

I’ve spent some time the last few days trying to piece together the legal jurisdiction, permitting authority and liability puzzle for the proposed Penn State gas pipeline. Information is contradictory, indicating potential authority held by several governing, regulatory and corporate … Continue reading

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