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Searsport Tank Proposal DCP Midstream 2012
  • Published
    February 22, 2012

    Islands seek impact analysis for proposed Searsport propane terminal

    The Islesboro and North Haven boards of selectmen have voted unanimously to ask the Army Corps of Engineers for “a fair and thorough” environmental impact study of a proposal — by Colorado-based DCP Midstream — to construct a 22.7-million-gallon liquefied petroleum gas storage tank at Mack Point before issuing a decision on pending permits, a Feb. 16 press release said. The release was issued by the Islesboro ...

  • Published
    February 8, 2012

    Selectman: Tank proposal brings no guaranteed local jobs

    Tuesday night, Selectman Doug Norman addressed a question that seemed to be on the minds of several locals who attended a recent informational meeting hosted by DCP MIdstream, the company that hopes to build a 22.7-million-gallon liquefied petroleum gas storage tank at Mack Point:When it comes to hiring people to fill the permanent and spin-off jobs the company expects the project to provide, how local is ...

  • Published
    January 30, 2012

    Tempers flare at company-hosted tank forum in Searsport

    Opponents of a proposal to construct a 22.7-million-gallon, liquefied petroleum gas storage tank at Mack Point accused the company of paying residents to influence the results of the upcoming moratorium vote and presenting “fraudulent” information. More than 200 people packed into Union Hall Jan. 26 to hear a presentation from representatives of DCP Midstream, the Colorado company that has proposed building the ...

  • Published
    January 26, 2012

    Tensions build as tank moratorium vote draws near

    Over the past year residents have debated the merits and downsides of allowing construction of a 22.7-million-gallon liquefied petroleum gas storage tank at Mack Point.And as this year's annual March town meeting draws nearer, so too does the day when voters will decide whether to enact a six-month moratorium on all LPG-related developments in town. With a moratorium having the potential to at the very least ...

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