Environmental group challenges basis for New England natural gas pipeline buildout

Bangor Daily News
September 3, 2014

The Industrial Energy Consumer Group's lead counsel, Tony Buxton, was featured in a Bangor Daily News story about whether states should commit public funds to expand natural gas capacity.

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But Buxton said a new pipeline is the only solution to the delivery bottleneck that prevents Maine from tapping enough of the new, cheaper supply of domestic natural gas to drive down energy costs in a way that is needed.

“None of [the other measures] make a significant difference in the absence of pipeline capacity — that’s the overwhelming [cost] driver here,” he said.