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Maryland Town Rejects Compressor Station


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The town council of Myersville, Maryland, U.S.A., has unanimously rejected a zoning request by Dominion Resources to build a gas compressor station on a 21 acre (84,984 m2) site near the intersection of Interstate 70 and Md. 17.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has ultimate jurisdiction, is expected to consider an application for the 16,000 hp (12 MW) station this fall. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering the project’s environmental impact.

Town council members said the proposed project would be a hazard to public health and safety, a noise nuisance and that the proposal was inconsistent with area zoning.

A Dominion spokesman said the compressor station, which would generate US$1.2 million per year in taxes, is important to the state and the town.  He said Dominion would pursue the project.

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