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Judge allows Tennessee Gas access in Sandisfield, but stays order until July 29

May 10, 2016

The Berkshire Eagle

May 10, 2016

by Jim Therrien

PITTSFIELD — A Berkshire Superior Court judge has upheld Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s authority to access a 2.3-mile section of Otis State Forest in Sandisfield as part of a gas pipeline upgrade project but has stayed that order until July 29.

Judge John A. Agostini’s 21-page ruling comes on a request from Tennessee Gas for injunctions to access the land for tree cutting and other aspects of the project, which in March won Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval.

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