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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Testimony for 98' High LNG Tower Continues

Bethlehem's Zoning Hearing Board listened to over four hours of testimony last night in connection with UGI's request for a 98' high, 78' wide liquefied natural gas facility in Bethlehem at 2470 Ringhoffer Road. It will be located on an 83.91 acre tract of former Bethlehem Steel land that is now part of Lehigh Valley Industrial Park  The case will resume on July 12.

Allentown Attorney Tim Siegfried represents UGI, and has already presented at least five witnesses. Lower Saucon Township officials, who oppose the facility, are represented by prominent environmental attorney Charles Elliott.

I'll give you a run-down on the testimony tomorrow.

I can tell you that, if it were up to Zoning Hearing Board chair Gus Loupos, we'd all still be there. While everyone else was getting tired, he was still going full speed.

His secret?

Candy. He brought a bag of hard candy with him, and the sugar high did the trick.

Next time, I'm hiding it.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why not build a monster gas bomb in Bethlehem. None of the bigwigs pushing it don't live close to it, so what the Hell.