Dominion meets the community to discuss pipeline

The atmosphere was contentious Monday night as about 100 people stuffed into the Varna Community Association building for a public information session on the upgrades to the Borger Compressor Station in Dryden.

Officials from Dominion Energy – the Virginia-based company which owns the station – hosted the meeting to answer questions, address concerns from the community and deliver a presentation on the changes in progress at the station, which was interrupted several times by an eager audience. Two issues kept popping up during the public comment session: how much more natural gas will be added into the pipeline and will Dominion pause the project until closer examination of an on-site spill from 1998 is conducted?

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