Sussex P&Z approves natural gas facility next to elementary school

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Pending final site plan approval, a natural gas offloading station will be built right next to Phillis Wheatley Elementary School in Bridgeville. Photo/Google Maps. Sussex County’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday approved a Bridgeville project that will result in a natural gas offloading station being built 1,300 feet away from an elementary school.  The project will result in at …

Bridgeville natural gas facility would put kids at risk, opponents say

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Sussex County’s Planning and Zoning Commission will decide Thursday night whether to allow a Bridgeville project to proceed that would put a natural gas offloading station within 1,300 feet of an elementary school.  The commission deferred action on Eastern Shore Natural Gas’ conditional use request during a Feb. 10 meeting after numerous members of the public objected to the proposal.  …