Vermont Gas announces the cost of Phase One of the project estimate has increased from an original $86 million to $154 million.
The meeting was a chance for the New York State Public Service Commission to explain the permitting process of Phase 2 and to hear from the community.
An official says that the cost Phase 2 has jumped by about $10 million but will mainly be paid for by International Paper.
A protest in front of Vermont Gas in South Burlington left one person injured and another under arrest.
People in Ticonderoga hope the gas pipeline gets past opposition and makes it to the local paper mill.
People in Vergennes headed to the polls to cast a vote on the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline. A 'no' vote does not guarantee that the pipeline won't come through Addison County. But voters say at least their opinions will be heard.
The Public Service Board will soon begin technical hearings in the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline proposal.
The public has one last chance to sway the opinion of the Vermont Public Service Board Tuesday in Middlebury.