Thursday, November 24, 2011

Railroad files federal lawsuit against UGI over pipeline

SCRANTON – An area railroad company has filed a federal lawsuit against UGI Utilities Inc. that seeks to block the company from beginning construction on a natural gas pipeline near McAdoo until a legal dispute is resolved.
Attorneys for the Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad Co. filed the suit Tuesday, alleging UGI has taken action to begin constructing the gas line under a section of railroad tracks without first agreeing to sign a licensing agreement with the railroad.
According to the suit, UGI has contracted with a company to bore an 874-foot tunnel and install a pipeline that would allow for the transmission of natural gas beneath a section of rail line located at mile post 8.6 in McAdoo, Carbon County. Continued

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