Monthly Archives: November 2012

Searsport Residents, Businesses and IIT Panels

Tanya Mitchell of the Republican Journal report on events at the  Thursday, November 29 Public Hearing Residents raise concerns about safety, property values Hearings to continue Friday night By Tanya Mitchell | Nov 30, 2012 Searsport — About 250 people … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Day 4

TBNT and Islesboro Islands Trust Testify Thursday night, November 29, in Searsport, Thanks But No Tank had the floor at the public hearings and put on two panels. The first panel consisted of property owners who live close to the … Continue reading

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DCP Gets Cool Reception

The following account by Republican Journal’s Tanya Mitchell DCP gets cool reception during project presentation By Tanya Mitchell | Nov 28, 2012 Photo by: Tanya Mitchell Searsport Planning Board members Lee Ann Horowitz, left, and Cindy Gallant review documents regarding … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Day 3

Appraise This… Wednesday night at the Searsport Planning Board public hearings DCP mega-tank application we heard the presentation of Nancy Fannon who conducted an economic impact report. Attorneys for TBNT Steve Hinchman and for Angler’s Restaurant, Ed Bearor shredded her … Continue reading

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DCP to Import or Export???

This story appeared in the Portland Press Herald November 27, 2012 Uncertain market clouds Searsport decision on propane facility The town’s Planning Board is holding public hearings on the project, but market changes raise questions about the need for it. … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Day 2

Market Fluctuations?? Tonight, DCP Midstream had two hours to present their project to the planning board at the public hearings. TBNT has all along been asking for a 3-D scale model of the project. What we saw tonight was a … Continue reading

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Planning Board Public Hearings: Day 1

DCP: ‘Its Not a Regional Concern’   Have a look at the bus. At one point early in the questioning of those who applied for “interested party” status this was the paraphrase of DCP’s lead attorney. And to those in … Continue reading

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Public Hearings This Week

Come, Witness, Listen & Speak This is an important week. DCP Midstream will be coming from Denver to Searsport for the Searsport Planning Board public hearings for their LPG mega-tank project. Despite their application not being complete; not having title, … Continue reading

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The Circle of Resistance…

This account of the Circle of Resistance or Living Footprint of the Mega-Tank’s perimeter is by Ben Holbrook of the Republican Journal who witnessed the event last Sunday, Nov. 18.   Thanks Ben!! Photo: Peter Taber Belfast — More than 200 concerned residents … Continue reading

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Our Circle is Growing

Earlier today TBNT members took part in a greater movement to illustrate the gigantic 202’ diameter footprint of the Searsport mega-tank. This action was conceived late last week to demonstrate the enormity of the mega-tank and in response to the … Continue reading

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