Continued Resistance to NH Propane Terminal Expansion

Sea-3, otherwise known as Trammo, continues to encounter local opposition to its plans to expand a propane terminal in Newington, NH. Trammo (until last year the company was called Transammonia) is the 24th largest private company on the Forbes list. Trammo has operated the Sea-3 propane terminal in Newington since 1975, handling up to 200 million gallons of liquefied propane annually. Current capacity at the terminal is 2 million gallons per day traveling in and out by truck and rail car. The company has asked the local town for permission to expand the rail yard at the terminal to handle more propane.

The controversy comes in that Trammo originally said they want to expand the terminal in order to export propane. More recently they’ve changed their tune and now say the expansion may include some exports, but the focus will be on regional distribution in New England. The reason it’s an MDN story? It’s Marcellus & Utica Shale propane that would flow into the facility…

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