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Medina County residents question safety of proposed natural gas pipeline
Some say they will not give permission to allow the project to cut through their properties
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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The Nexus Gas Transmission Project pipeline would run from eastern Ohio to western Ontario, Canada.
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Some Medina County residents say they were blindsided by news that a natural gas pipeline could run through their properties. Many of them attended a Medina County commissioners’ meeting Tuesday to voice their concerns.

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The Nexus Gas Transmission Project would run from Columbina County in eastern Ohio, westward through the state to a natural gas facility in Ontario, Canada.

Mario Pascolini lives on 5 1/2 wooded acres near Seville in Medina County. He attended the commissioner’s meeting after receiving a letter last Friday from Spectra Energy. The letter informed him that the pipeline could go through his property. Pascolini is concerned about the 36-inch diameter pipe’s safety.

“It’s going to be transporting 2 billion cubic feet of material per day. That’s a lot of material going through that pipeline. One of the main concerns I brought up at the meeting, and my neighbors share, is safety. If this thing ruptures, half a mile in either direction of that pipeline is going to be leveled.”

Pipeline officials told residents they would follow strict safety standards. Medina County officials say it’s unlikely they can stop the project. The pipeline would cut across 11 Ohio counties, including Stark, Wayne, Summit and Lorain.  Construction is expected to begin in 20-17.        

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I'm very concerned about this nexus project. I've received mail requesting my permission to allow the company to survey my property. I don't understand how this is legal. I've purchased 8 acres of property, built my house and now they have the right to put a transmission line across my property so they can profit from the transmission of .gas. No way, I want to know how and where I can get more involved in this project. Please tell me what meetings or what level of government I need to get involved with.

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Randy Goodson


Posted by: Randy Goodson (Guilford township) on August 23, 2014 9:08AM
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