February 28, 2006

Gas Go Boom

Stories like this don’t make the residents of Bristol County any happier about the Weaver’s Cove Hess LNG project.

Natural-gas tank ignites A worker checking a compressor station is burned, and as many as 50 people in southwest Weld County evacuate their homes.
Posted by James at February 28, 2006 12:20 PM
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Yeah ... and what they are bringing down the Taunton River is 600 times more concentrated -- to be stored in a tank that is 300 feet. Oy.

Posted by: Keri at February 28, 2006 10:13 PM

My Dad discovered Google Earth. Now he can show by satellite just how close he will be to the center of the blast. They are actually considering selling and moving before it gets in. They really think that if the LNG gets there, the property values are shot.

Posted by: briwei at March 1, 2006 11:17 AM

They are really right.

But I don't think it's even close to a done deal. But I sympathize. What business is going to want to locate near the waterfront once this comes in? The specter of it is already hovering.

Posted by: James at March 1, 2006 12:04 PM

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