Partnership to bring natural gas pipeline upgrade to International Paper mill in Georgia

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Partnership to bring natural gas pipeline upgrade to International Paper mill in Georgia

May 20, 2019 - 19:46
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ROME, GA, May 20, 2019 (Local News) -Rome and Floyd County's economic development effort has a brighter future thanks to a public-private partnership that is bringing a $22.3 million natural gas pipeline upgrade to western Floyd County.

Representatives from the Georgia Public Service Commission met with Georgia Power, Atlanta Gas Light, International Paper and local government leaders at the Rome Floyd Chamber to laud the decision to replace a 4-inch natural gas line from West Rome out to the International Paper mill with a 12-inch gas line.

Bryan Batson, president of Atlanta Gas Light said the project would be done in phases, starting this year and continuing into 2021.

Rome News-Tribune - Public-private partnership brings natural gas pipeline upgrade to Floyd County

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