Wetlands permit decision due on Somerset Co. natural-gas pipeline

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The last major hurdle for the extension of natural gas into Somerset County rests with the Maryland Board of Public Works, which is being asked by Chesapeake Utilities Corp. to approve a wetlands permit, so it can run an 8-inch-wide pipeline from Eden to Westover. The three-member panel in December was unanimous […]

Gas pipeline gains critical wetlands permit in Wicomico

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Despite personal feelings against natural gas as a fuel source, the Maryland Board of Public Works was unanimous in granting a tidal wetlands permit that allows Eastern Shore Natural Gas to install a pipeline from Salisbury to Eden. This is the first leg of a plan to bring methane into Somerset County, […]