Last Scoping Meeting & New
Comment Period Deadline Announced
Final Scoping Meeting is Scheduled!
September 29, 2015 • 6:00 PM
Franklin Pierce University, Field House
This is a regular FERC Scoping Meeting, same as the earlier ones, presented in front of a FERC panell
Scoping Comment Deadline - The deadline for scoping comments has officially been extended through October 16, 2015.
This is the most recent notice:
Kinder Morgan's Formal Filling Date
According to an inter-agency conference call memo recently filed on the NED Docket, Kinder Morgan is planning on filing their formal application on October 24, 2015. I called Eric Tomasi, FERC's Environmental Engineer assigned to NED, to see if the new later Scoping Comment Deadline might push back Kinder Morgan's intended filing date. He said that since pre-filing is a voluntary process, they can technically file whenever they like, and as far as he knows at this point, they haven't changed that intended date.
In the meantime, we all may continue to file Scoping Comments, questions and requests for the EIS until October 16th. Anyone may file more than once, so if you've realized you needed to submit more, you can.
» Read more about scoping here
Sen. Stan Rosenberg's Scoping Meeting, September 10
As part of the extension of the Scoping comment period, Massachusetts Sen. Stan Rosenberg has set up an additional Scoping Meeting to be held at:
Greenfield Community College
September 10, 2015
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Though FERC staff will not be attending, Sen. Rosenberg will be gathering additional scoping comments to be formally filed on the Docket.
The time has been extended to 6:00 to 10:00 pm to allow more time for people who are attending the County Fair Parade.
» Read more
Pipeline Procession Performances Continue
Click picture to view video from Ashfield performance
United through an original procession of music, performance and story, audience and performers will hike to places directly in the line of NED in order to see and feel what it is we stand for when we stand against the pipeline.
Join the Processions by foot or at ChildrenoftheWild.org.
*Donations will support the PipeLine Awareness Network for the Northeast, which is working to stop the Kinder Morgan NED pipeline.
Saturday September 5, 2015 • 5-7 PM
DIRECTIONS: Meet at The Mohawk Ramblers Motorcycle Club 1/2 mile down Bartlett Road off Lake Pleasant Road (off Rt.63). Reception 6 to 7pm. at the Red Fire Farm’s Montague Farm Stand on Turners Falls Rd.
Sunday September 13, 2015 • 5-7 PM
*further details forthcoming
Sunday September 20, 2015 • 5-7 PM
*further details forthcoming
» More Events always being added on No Fracked Gas in Mass
Recent Wednesday Night Vigil in Winchester, NH
» Ongoing Actions, rallies now listed on No Fracked Gas in Mass
These are not organized by No Fracked Gas in Mass, but we are more than happy to list what's going on. If you have anything happening on a regular basis (weekly, monthly, etc.) that you'd like announced, whether protests or letter-writing campaigns or anything in between, feel free to contact us with what, when, where and who to contact for more info!
We might be in for a long haul ...
Launching multiple outreach campaigns, Kinder Morgan is showing no signs of withdrawing their application for the Northeast Energy Direct or CT Expansion pipelines. We will be in this fight for the long haul and can use all the ammunition we can get.
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Click the picture to see Tom Neilson's anti-NED Anthem, "Ain't Gonna Pass"
» More NED Music at the Sing-Along Page!
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