Natural gas pipeline planned for Centre Hall, Potter Township
February 13, 2017
To help retain businesses in Centre County and attract new ones, the SEDA-Council of Governments created a Natural Gas Cooperative in June to help bring the alternative form of fuel to the area.
While adding jobs is also a priority for the county, Executive Director of the co-op Don Kiel said creating opportunities for those already-existing companies - and residents - to stay right where they are depends on what is and isn't offered to them.
One initiative of the cooperative includes a proposal for a natural gas pipeline in Centre Hall and Potter Township.
If executed, Kiel said, the pipeline can bring jobs to the area, but "more importantly" keep businesses right where they are.
The plan, called Centre Hall-Hanover Foods Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Project, includes hooking up Hanover Foods Corp. directly to the natural gas line, and making it available to other local businesses and residents...<- Go Back