Aerial view of the NEXUS Pipeline (Wadsworth) Compressor Station (located at 8707 Guilford Road) at the bottom of this page. - This compressor station houses 29,517 horsepower turbine compressor pumps. - It will routinely leak, intentionally and unintentionally, VOCs, fine particulates and radon gas. Radon gas is odorless and tasteless radioactive gas produced by the radioactive decay o Radium 226 and found in shales. - Radon is the 2nd larges cause of lung cancer in the US behind smoking. - Blowdowns will occur ever 32 hours at this compressor station.
Air Pollution May Weaken the Bones Posted on January 14, 2018 Researchers report air pollution increases the risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures increased steadily as levels of air pollution - specifically, particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5) - went up
The Senate FERCed Us Posted on August 7, 2017 Citizens met with elected officials asking for the FERC abuses to be looked into before the FERC appointments were made, but it appears the concerns of corporations were more important.
What’s a “blast zone”? Posted on August 2, 2017 BLAST ZONE: The area from which a leaking natural gas pipeline will kill instantly after ignition. Agents and builders are not required to report this to prospective buyers.
Elections board doesn’t certify county charter petitions Posted on July 16, 2017 The Medina County Board of Elections did not certify petitions with 6,494 signatures of registered voters supporting the placement of a county charter on the Nov. 7th ballot. John Welker voted for it and Pamela Miller, Sharon Ray and Jim Cray voted to keep it off the ballot.
NEXUS foes try charter again Posted on July 1, 2017 Members of Sustainable Medina County delivered petitions containing 6,494 signatures to the Medina County Board of Elections in support of putting a County Charter initiative on the November ballot.
Guilford considers NEXUS grant Posted on May 20, 2017 Township trustees are looking into applying for a grant provided by NEXUS Gas Transmission - Medina-Gazette 5/18/17....
Wasting Away: Four States’ Failure to Manage Oil and Gas Waste in the Marcellus and Utica Shale – click on picture for full article - Not Found Posted on May 5, 2017 EPA decided to exempt oil and gas development waste from the definition of "hazardous" .
Mysterious leak near Porterville Compressor Station, NY Posted on March 31, 2017 Gas Leak at or near Elma Compressor Station - residents alarmed by smell of gas and told to evacuate NEXUS will not be odorizing the gas (except for the last 20 miles of the pipeline). Residents in communities along the NEXUS pipeline route and in the blast zone and near the compressor stations will not be able to smell a gas leak. The Ohio EPA will not be monitoring the NEXUS pipeline/compressor station. Question: Do the Medina County Fire Departments have appropriate air quality detect...