Meetings between natural gas companies and NC residents scheduled for this week

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Source: (WTVD)

FAYETTVILLE, N.C. — Energy Companies wanting to build a natural gas pipeline through three states heard from property owners and residents in Fayetteville Tuesday night.

There was much finger pointing , lots of questions, and many concerns.

“I hope I get some benefit from it,” said landowner Betty White. “I don’t want to mess other people’s property up.”

White was one of more than 100 residents and property owners who scrutinized maps of the proposed natural gas pipeline through North Carolina.

A group of energy companies, including Duke Power, Piedmont Natural Gas, and Dominion Energy, plan to build a 500 mile pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina. It would cut through family farms and property in Halifax, Nash, Wilson, Johnston, Sampson, Cumberland, and Robeson Counties.

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