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Nisource Incorporated
Gas pipeline raises concerns about safety, environment

Columbia Gas Transmission's underground pipeline runs alongside David Raymond's house in Cockeysville today, as it did when he bought the place 30 years ago, quietly delivering natural gas to Baltimore County and beyond without incident. Still, Raymond stands with dozens of others — including the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, state legislators and the Gunpowder Riverkeeper — raising questions about or in opposition to a proposed 21.4-mile line running along much the same route from Owings Mills to Fallston. The company operates about 200 miles of pipeline in Maryland and has had few failures along the routes here, and none that hurt anyone, according to...