Commissioners discuss upcoming pipeline project

John Hasley of Texas Eastern came before the Monroe County Commissioners on Monday, Sept. 18 to update them on the progress of the Texas Eastern Appalachian lease project.

Hasley said Texas Eastern had received the certificate from the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee and that they were entering the planning process for construction to begin in 2018.

The project is worth $183 million with the bulk of the construction to be done in Monroe County.

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