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Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Gas Pipeline

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Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Rockland County, New York, to Westchester County, New York.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Enbridge
  • Current capacity: 342 Million cubic feet per day
  • Proposed capacity: Million cubic feet per day
  • Length: miles / km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2016

Background

The Algonquin Incremental Market gas pipeline expansion project consisted of the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of approximately 37.4 miles within the existing Algonquin pipeline system. The project would replace 20.1 miles of 26-inch-diameter pipeline with 42-inch-diameter pipeline in Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester Counties in New York, and Fairfield County, Conntecticut; install approximately 2.0 miles of 36-inch-diameter pipeline looping in Middlesex and Hartford Counties, Connecticut; replace approximately 9.1 miles of 6-inch-diameter pipeline with 16-inchdiameter pipeline on the E-1 System Lateral in New London County,Connecticut; install approximately 1.3 miles of 12-inch-diameter pipeline looping in New London County, Connecticut; and install approximately 4.1 miles of 16-inch-diameter pipeline and approximately 0.8 miles of 24-inch-diameter pipeline off its existing I-4 System Lateral in Norfolk and Suffolk Counties, Massachusetts.[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Gas Pipeline, Marcellus Drilling News, accessed September 2017
  2. Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC Docket No. CP14-96-000, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, March 3, 2015

Related SourceWatch articles

On the opposition to the Algonquin Incremental Market expansion project: https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Algonquin_Gas_Transmission_Pipeline

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