Anti-Pipeline Resolutions

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TOWN BY TOWNRESOLUTIONS OPPOSING
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( * Not directly on the route — § Formerly on the route )
MASSACHUSETTS
BERKSHIRE COUNTY
*Becket
July 15, 2015 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

CheshireJune 8, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

DaltonJune 30, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

HancockMay 4, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

Lanesborough June 9, 2015 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

§ LenoxMay 1, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! 

* North AdamsOctober 14, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!
— Read the text of the Resolution

§ Pittsfield November 12, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

Peru June 6, 2015 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

§ Richmond – July 9, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

Sandisfield – May 16, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution

Washington – December 15, 2014 —Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

Windsor May 19, 2014 Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!
Read the text of the Resolution

* WilliamstownMay 19, 2015 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY
* AmherstMay 20, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the resolution

* Chesterfield – May 12, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

* CummingtonMay 2, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution

*Middlefield MAY 29, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline and Compressor stations.
PASSED!
Read the text of the resolution

* Northampton City Council Meeting – May 15, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline sponsored by Council members Ryan O’Donnell and Bill Dwight
PASSED! Read the text of the resolution

* Pelham – October 16, 2014 – Resolution to stand in solidarity with nearby communities working to disallow the Pipeline within their borders
PASSED!
– May 3, 2014 –
 Bylaw banning fracking and usage, storage, etc. of fracked waste
PASSED!

PlainfieldMay 3, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

* WorthingtonMay 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

FRANKLIN COUNTY
AshfieldJune 3, 2014 – Ashfield Community Rights Resolution – a chance to support the right of the people of Ashfield to vote on each corporate, state or federal large-scale project as it materializes.
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution
Anti-Pipeline Resolution
PASSED!

* BucklandJune 19, 2014 – Resolution gathered enough signatures for Special Town Meeting warrant (banning new fracked gas pipelines and championing sustainable energy).
PASSED!
October 6, 2014 – Community Rights Resolution
PASSED!
Read the text of the Resolution

Conway – May 12, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution
Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

Deerfield – August 20, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

ErvingJune 30, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

* GillAugust 25, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

GreenfieldAugust 20, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

* LeverettMay 3, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! – Read the text of the Resolution

MontagueJuly 14, 2014 – Select Board Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! – Read the text of the Resolution

NorthfieldAugust 28, 2014 – Select board Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!
May 5, 2015 – Ballot Question to oppose pipeline
PASSED!

§ OrangeAugust 21, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Unanimously.

ShelburneMay 6, 2014 – Shelburne community rights resolution.
PASSED!

*SunderlandMay 2, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline.
PASSED!

Warwick– May 5, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! – Read the text of the Resolution

§ Wendell –  June 7, 2014 – Resolution co-sponsored by Open Space Committee & Conservation Commission
PASSED! Read the text of the resolution

WORCESTER COUNTY
§ Ashburnham
– October 28, 2014 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution

§ Athol — October 20, 2014 — Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution (Article 17 on the Warrant)

BerlinSeptember 9, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution
May 5, 2015 – Resolution to ban release of lands from Article 97 protection, and other lands for purposes of building pipelines and related infrastructure
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution

BoltonAugust 28, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! by the Selectboard — Read the text of the resolution

LunenburgNovember 16, 2015 – Resolution Opposing the Pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the resolution

§ RoyalstonNovember 21, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

§ TempletonJuly 28, 2014  – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

§ WinchendonAugust 4, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Unanimously.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY
§ Ashby
May 3, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution
August 13, 2015 – Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

Dracut – January 13, 2015 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED! by Dracut Selectboard – Read Text Here
Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

Dunstable October 20, 2014 – Resolution to Ban the Pipeline
PASSED!

GrotonJune 30, 2014 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!Read the Text of the Resolution

§ Pepperell June 30, 2014 – Resolution to ban the pipeline.
PASSED! Unanimously – Read the text of the Resolution
Town officials are asking surrounding towns to sign on to Joint Resolution against the pipeline. More to come.
August 10, 2015 – Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

Tewksbury – October 27, 2015 – Select board vote
PASSED! Select board unanimously opposes pipeline
October 27, 2015 – Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

TownsendJuly 31, 2014 – Resolution to ban the pipeline.
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

§ TyngsboroughOctober 8, 2014 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!

Wilmington – January 12, 2015 – Select board vote
PASSED! Select board unanimously opposes pipeline
October 13, 2015 – Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

ESSEX COUNTY
Andover
May 12, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution
Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

LynnfieldSeptember 10, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!
September 10, 2015 – Resolution to intervene
PASSED!

MethuenJuly 6, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution

NORFOLK COUNTY
* Brookline, MA – November 18, 2014 — Resolution Opposing the Expansion of Natural Gas through Pipelines and Hydraulic Fracturing in Massachusetts (Article 19 on the Warrant)
Read the text of the Resolution
PASSED!

NEW HAMPSHIRE
CHESHIRE COUNTY
*Chesterfield
— March 24, 2015 —
PASSED!
— Read the text here

Fitzwilliam — March 10, 2015 —
PASSED!
— Read the text here

Richmond March 14, 2015
PASSED! Read the text here

Rindge— March 10, 2015 — Three articles in relation to the pipeline
PASSED!
Read Article 20 – Oppose taking by eminent domain
— Read Article 21 – Protect our water
Read Article 22 – Deny access to town-owned property
Resolution to intervene
PASSED!
TroyMarch 11, 2015 – Six articles opposing the pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the warrant here

Winchester —  March 10, 2015 —
PASSED!

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, NH
Amherst – March 10, 2015
PASSED!

BrooklineDecember 22, 2014 — Selectboard Statement of Opposition
PASSED!Brookline NH SelectBoard voted to oppose the KinderMorgan pipeline, and to deny KinderMorgan and any affiliates from having access to Town owned properties. This was in support of an earlier decision by the Brookline Conservation Commission to deny access to KM.
March 11, 2015New Warrant Articles up for a vote.
PASSED!Read them here, articles 17, 18 & 19

GreenvilleMarch 14, 2015 – Warrant Articles against the pipeline.
PASSED!

HollisSeptember 19, 2014 – Resolution to ban the pipeline.
PASSED! Read the text of the Resolution

HudsonJune 24, 2015 – Select Board voted to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline
PASSED!

MasonDecember 23, 2014 – Select Board voted to oppose the KinderMorgan pipeline, and to deny KinderMorgan and any affiliates from having access to Town owned properties.
PASSED! – » Read More
March 14, 2015 — Warrant articles against the pipeline
PASSED! — Read the text of the Articles

New IpswichJune 2, 2015 – Select Board voted to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline
PASSED!

PelhamFebruary 17, 2015 – Select Board voted to oppose the pipeline.
PASSED!

Sharon – August 21, 2015 – Resolution to oppose the pipeline.
PASSED!

WiltonSeptember 28, 2015 – Select Board voted to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
PASSED!


ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Londonderry
July 22, 2015 – Resolution to oppose the pipeline.
PASSED!

NEW YORK
RENSSELAER COUNTY
The County Legislature voted in three articles opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline
PASSED!
Resolution P/23 – Against the pipeline
Resolution P/24 – Opposing use of Eminent Domain
Resolution P/27 – Requesting Congressional Intervention

NassauMay 14, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!Read the text of the Resolution

Sand Lake Spring, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!

Schodack — Spring, 2015 – Resolution to ban the pipeline
PASSED!

StephentownApril 20, 2015 – Select Board voted to oppose the Kinder Morgan Pipeline
PASSED!
Read the text of the Resolution

DENIAL OF PERMISSION TO SURVEY ON TOWN-OWNED LAND
Town officials have denied TGP access to survey town-owned land in Ashburnham, Athol, Dalton, Deerfield, Groton, Montague, Northfield, Orange, Pepperell, Plainfield, Royalston, Townsend and Warwick.  (Source: MassPLAN.org)