Tompkins County Council Of Governments and Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County present:
Gas Pipelines: What Municipalities Need to Know
WHEN: Thursday, May 17, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Library, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca, NY
Twenty interstate natural gas pipeline systems crisscross the region from West Virginia to Maine. As gas drilling operations expand, thousands of miles of new pipelines will be needed to connect existing pipelines to gas wells.
-the difference between gathering, transmission, and distribution lines;
-what agencies have jurisdiction over the various types of lines;
-how pipelines are permitted, regulated, and monitored;
-how municipalities can prepare for an increase in pipeline networks.
-Sharon Anderson, Environmental Program Leader, Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County
-Jim Austin, Environmental Certification and Compliance, State of New York Department of Public Service
-Deborah Goldberg, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice Northeast Regional Office
-Meghan Thoreau, Planner, Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board
Co-sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County and Tompkins County Council of Governments.
For more information see http://ccetompkins.org/calendar/12/04/25/gas-pipeline-forum or contact Sharon Anderson, email@example.com, (607) 272-2292.
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