While driving into Cleveland early this morning, I was met with, as I do every time I make this morning commute, the gleaming lights from the skyscrapers and tall buildings downtown. It's a beautiful sight that makes the 6 a.m. commute less miserable. Terminal Tower was lit up in orange, green and white -- the [...]
Summit County proposes ‘pipeline emergency fund’
Just a few weeks after Nexus began operating some parts of the pipeline in Northeast Ohio, Summit County officials are proposing a plan in case of emergency. County Executive Ilene Shapiro and two county council members have proposed the creation of a pipeline emergency fund. The Akron Beacon Journal reports that the money will come [...]
Here’s What You Should Know About the Cancelation of a Major Pipeline Project This Week
I’ve been covering pipelines in Ohio for the past few months. I previously blogged about the current pipelines in the state as well as ones that are proposed for the future. I spent a whole afternoon looking through the entire FERC docket for the Nexus pipeline. This research has opened my eyes to the efforts [...]
Timeline: The Nexus Pipeline
The past month, my practicum group members and I have spent a lot of our free time learning about pipelines -- so much that it’s almost become a joke with us . For example, we took a picture together in “pipeline country,” as I repeated multiple times throughout our drive through rural Medina. But as [...]
Pipeline Alternatives: Trucks, Trains, Ships, Oh My!
Last week, I wrote about the natural gas pipelines that pass through Ohio and safety hazards, if any, they pose to the environment. It became clear to me after combing through articles upon articles about spills and construction mishaps that pipelines can dangerous to humans and ecosystems alike. Take, for example, the Rover pipeline, which [...]
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