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Flood Risks Prompt Massachusetts Review of Enbridge Gas Facility

July 24, 2017, 11:51 AM

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) bowed to public pressure and ordered his administration to scrutinize a natural gas facility planned by Enbridge for its Pennsylvania to Canada pipeline.

Enbridge Inc. wants to build a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, Mass., as part of an expansion to its 60-year-old Algonquin Gas Transmission pipeline. The expansion, called Atlantic Bridge, will deliver natural gas from Pennsylvania up to Maine and Eastern Canada.

Enbridge received permission (a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity) from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ...