MassPLAN is a coalition of local and statewide groups and organizations opposed to the proposed Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Energy Direct Project (June 2014 Kinder Morgan presentation). This website provides information about the Massachusetts portion of the proposed project — previously called the Northeast Expansion Project. See the Citizens’ Map of the Proposed Route across Massachusetts (excluding proposed lateral lines to Lynnfield, Worcester, and New Hampshire).
- FERC’s FAQ on Pre-Filing. Register to receive notifications from FERC. Comment without registering. To review a particular docket, click here. The Northeast Energy Direct Docket No. is PF14-22. Initial Kinder Morgan filings and information. EOEEA letter to FERC on pre-filing.
- Open Houses (opportunity for public input): Kinder Morgan states “the expectation is to complete a first set of approximately twelve open houses between November 10, 2014 and December 12, 2014. The second set of five open houses is expected to be completed between January 5, 2014 and February 28, 2014.
- New Infosheet to assist in conversations with state legislators.
- Lesser, Newman & Nasser, LLP is legal counsel to MassPLAN. They will work in collaboration with other lawyers, across the state and across areas of specialization, to represent the coalition and assist individual landowners in furtherance of our mission.
Individuals who have contributed information to the site include landowners whose property would be crossed by the proposed pipeline path, landowners who already have gas pipelines through their property, individuals who work with land trusts, environmental organizations, or town governments, and concerned citizens across the Commonwealth.