Portland Montreal Pipeline

North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Environmentalist Say Portland Pipeline Getting Old

Portland Montreal Pipeline route
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An environmental group says one of the two pipelines from Portland to Montreal has surpassed its life expectancy. The claim is based on court documents filed in a tax dispute in New Hampshire.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

NH's Shea-Porter Introduces Pipeline Amendment

Alberta tar sands, Canada
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New Hampshire U.S. Representative Carol Shea-Porter has introduced an amendment that would protect pipeline activity between Portland, Maine and Montreal, Canada.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Land Use Law Permitting Required If Northeast Pipeline Transports Tar Sands Oil Through Vermont

Portland Pipeline terminal in Maine
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Vermont environmental regulators have ruled that Vermont’s Act 250 land use law would apply to any proposal to reverse the flow in an oil pipeline that crosses northern Vermont.

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North Country News
5:04 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Coalition Files Petition to Tighten Tar Sands Pipeline Transport Rules

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
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A coalition of conservation and environmental groups is asking the federal government to tighten regulations governing pipeline safety standards as concerns rise over the possibility that tar sands oil may be shipped through a line across New England.

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