With pipeline developer Kinder Morgan submitting its paperwork to build a new natural gas pipeline across Southern New Hampshire this year, lawmakers from the affected towns are eager to intervene. More than a dozen bills seeking to make the project more difficult to develop will be debated in the legislature.
The proposals bills range widely, but include:
- requiring pipeline developers to bury below the frost line,
- a 12.5 percent tax on any natural gas shipped through New Hampshire on its way to export to another country,