Ayotte Outlines Opposition to Proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline

NHPLAN Logo 2015-11-0712/2/2015 – Letter from Senator Ayotte

As you know, I have joined members of the New Hampshire congressional delegation in repeatedly pushing federal regulators and Kinder Morgan to provide answers to questions that you and other residents have raised regarding the proposed pipeline – particularly questions regarding the threshold need for this project, the safety concerns involved, and potential interactions with other projects, as well as the potentially significant impact on local communities.

It is disappointing that despite requests from both the delegation and local residents, FERC and the DOE Inspector General have thus far failed to provide meaningful answers to these concerns, let alone provide assurance that they will take them into account. These are important questions and New Hampshire residents deserve substantive answers. Unless and until these questions are sufficiently answered and the concerns of local residents are meaningfully addressed, I oppose this project going forward.”  Read more …