To date, the unrelenting ‘natural’ gas infrastructure buildout of frack pads, gathering lines, interstate pipelines, compressor stations, power plants, cracker plants and LNG ports has occurred largely ‘upstream’ of America’s urban centers. Within urban centers, smaller local distribution pipes dominate —invisible, mundane urban infrastructure. Recently, however, an intrusive push for upstream infrastructure within urban centers is taking shape.
Case in point: The Weymouth Enbridge Compression Station, just south of Boston, Massachusetts.
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