Maritimes & Northeast Expansion Hearing Scheduled Amid Eminent Domain Concerns

Maine’s Republican Journal reports on the public hearing in Liberty scheduled for January 10, 2006, to consider the proposed expansion of the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline.  The expansion is intended to accommodate increased natural gas supplies from two LNG terminals under construction in eastern Canada.  The article highlights area citizens’ concerns over the government’s taking of property for the pipeline expansion through its eminent domain power.

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