National Park Service will give access to Columbia Gas to go under C&O Canal

by Kate Shunney National Park Service officials have said they will grant a right of way permit to Columbia Gas to drive an 8-inch natural gas pipeline under the C&O Canal west of Hancock. C&O Canal Superintendent Kevin Brandt recommended the action on September 12. National Capital Area Acting Director Lisa Mendelson-Ielmini approved the recommendation . . .