FERC approves construction of Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

Three years after it was proposed, Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline has received federal approval to begin construction, reports LancasterOnline. The news site in Lancaster, Pennsylvania says the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued its “notice to proceed” for the 197-mile, $3 billion natural gas project. The pipeline will carry gas from wells in the Marcellus shale region in northeast Pennsylvania to markets up and down the East Coast, as well as for transport overseas. For more, read the full story.

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