Ben Strauss

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    SOMERSET, NJ—Dr. Curtis Nordgaard, a pediatrician and researcher from Massachusetts, discussed the health risks of building a compressor station in Franklin on March 18

    Nordgaard's presentation also focused on the health risks of additional pipelines being built and proposed in central Jersey.

    Dr. Curtis Nordgaard works to stop proposed natural gas pipeline expansions in Massachusetts and co-founded Massachusetts Health Care Providers against "fracked gas," the byproduct of a controversial method of drilling.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick and Middlesex County agencies affect many aspects of New Brunswick residents' lives, along with several other major organizations such as the non-profit hospital Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and public schools like Rutgers University.

    These organizations, and many others that you might not know about, host public meetings from time to time.

    If you want to attend a public meeting this month, you can look at this schedule of meetings times and locations.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick and Middlesex County agencies affect many aspects of New Brunswick residents' lives, along with several other major organizations such as the non-profit hospital Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and public schools like Rutgers University.

    These organizations, and many others that you might not know about, host public meetings from time to time. 

    If you want to attend a public meeting this month, you can look at this schedule of meetings times and locations.

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    FRANKLIN, NJ—The Williams energy company's proposal for building a new 32,000 horsepower, gas-powered compressor station in Franklin, about five miles west of New Brunswick, drew hundreds of opponents to public meetings in recent weeks.

    The new compressor station, if built, would be the company's sixth natural gas compressor station in New Jersey, and would send gas to New York City.