"I expect that to be underestimated because that is just the stuff we know." mdash; Brian Domina
"We will probably be submitting something pushing 100 pages." — Nathaniel Karns
"There are currently eight of these in Massachusetts." — Brian Domina
"What we do have and have strong credibility is in how to mitigate impacts in our communities if it comes to pass." — Nathaniel Karns
"We're really looking to bring economic opportunities to the city." — Doug Clark
"The lack of land in Berkshire County isn't an issue. The lack of infrastructure and the zoning is the issue." — Brian Domina
"Every place this pipeline goes there is a benefit to the host community and that is negotiable." — Mark Webber
"If it's $20,000 to $30,000 with all 12 towns in, we still don't have that." — Chairwoman Carol Francesconi
"We're trying to figure out how to get more affordable housing into our communities." — Brian Domina
"It will not solve the general fund's problem but we need to take every step possible to return it to a positive situation." — Nathaniel Karns
"We need people throughout the region to let us know what works well and what needs improvement." — Nat Karns
"Gwen, I think, is going to do very well in that position." — Ken Fowler
"Each of these six communities will want to support any mitigation of predicted impacts." — Gwen Miller.
"GE felt they were able to walk away from contamination that continued to come off the site." — Nathaniel Karns
"Whatever record FERC has before them at the end of that process is what FERC will base their decision on." — Shanna Cleveland
Karns has reiterated multiple times in planning the presentation that while the public is welcome to sit in on the meeting, it is not a public hearing.
"We want a plan that is for the people, by the people." — Melissa Provencher
A visioning event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Greenock Country Club on West Park Street.
"The economic analysis impact I did several years ago looked at the county as a whole." — Stephen Sheppard
"There is a lot of regional cooperation that is going on between the two states." — Housatonic President Colin Pease
"This is an information-gathering meeting." — Nathaniel Karns
"Imagine everything north of Pittsfield gone … and imagine Pittsfield, Dalton and Lanesborough gone." — Mark Maloy
"It's really looking at this area as the hub of many different neighborhoods in the area." — Thomas Matuszko
"Our old one was adopted in 2001." — Nathaniel Karns.
"People live in the Berkshires because they like the outdoor opportunities for hiking, skiing and snowmobiling." — Thomas Matuszko