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Pipeline approved in Monkton

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MONKTON, Vt. -

After months of negotiations, Monkton has signed off on a plan to allow a natural gas pipeline through town.

The select board agreed on the plan during a special meeting. The sticking point on the underground route was exactly where the pipeline would go-- folks were worried it would be too close to homes.

The town and Vermont Gas have agreed on a new route.

The pipeline is part of the Addison Natural Gas Project which will run a 41-mile natural gas line from Middlebury to Vergennes.

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