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Why is Liberty Utilities pushing its gas on Lebanon?

Liberty Utilities has plans to build a fracked gas distribution system in Lebanon and Hanover, starting with construction of a depot in Lebanon to store compressed natural gas (CNG) delivered by truck.  They plan to later expand the depot to … Continue reading

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Update on PUC ruling from Energy & Climate Upper Valley

No decision yet from the PUC …  Almost four months since the hearing in early September, the NH Public Utilities Commission has still not issued a decision on whether to grant Liberty a gas distribution franchise for Lebanon and Hanover.  … Continue reading

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PUC Holds Hearing on Fracked Gas Pipeline

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) took testimony on Thursday on the fracked natural gas storage facility and pipeline proposed for Lebanon and Hanover.  Much of the focus during the three and a half hour hearing was on a … Continue reading

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Stop the Pipeline Rally – Colburn Park

  Saturday, August 12th 12:00 -2:30 Music, speakers, and food Speakers include: NH Representative Lee Oxenham, Stephanie Scherr, Director of ECHO Action NH,  Rachel Smolker, PhD, Rev. Gregory Wilson Performances by: Dave Clark Band  * Wool *  Cat and Laura Duo       … Continue reading

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Regulators Cast Doubt on Pipeline

  Valley News – July 18, 2017   Consumer advocates and staff members for the state Public Utilities Commission recently said they would like Liberty Utilities to show more evidence that its proposed natural gas facility in Lebanon and pipeline … Continue reading

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