Transcontinental Pipeline

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Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line
Transco
Location
CountryUnited States
FromCorpus Christi, Texas
ToNew York
General information
TypeNatural gas
OwnerWilliams Partners
Commissioned1950
Technical information
Length10,500 mi (16,900 km)
Maximum discharge3.5 trillion cubic feet (99×10^9 m3) per annum
Diameter42 in (1,067 mm)
No. of compressor stations52

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) is a natural gas pipeline which brings gas from the Gulf coast of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, through Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania to deliver gas to the New Jersey and New York City area. It is owned by the Williams Partners. Its FERC code is 29.[1]

Settlements[edit]

In an agreement with the EPA and U.S. Department of Justice, the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation tests soil and groundwater contamination near its compressor stations. This agreement also included a cleanup program for polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EPA, OECA, OAP, ITD, US. "Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco) Multimedia Settlement". www.epa.gov. Retrieved 2017-02-26.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)

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