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We Energies update plans to build natural gas pipeline in western Wisconsin

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TOMAH, WI (WTAQ) - The state’s largest natural gas utility is updating residents on its plans to build a new pipeline in western Wisconsin.

We Energies has chosen two possible routes for a $150 million natural gas line from the Fairchild area in Eau Claire and Jackson counties, south to Tomah.

At an informational meeting in Augusta, utility spokesman Brian Manthey said the demand for natural gas has skyrocketed in recent years as prices have dropped. He said the new pipeline would make the fuel available to many new areas in western Wisconsin – and existing service would become more reliable.

We Energies says it will file an application for the new facility in the next few months – and the state Public Service Commission would then pick the final route.

If approved, construction could begin around the end of next year. 

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