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Studies Find No Impact On Property Values

Several historical and recent studies, outlined below, indicate that construction of natural gas pipelines do not adversely affect the values of the properties near the pipelines.

Pipeline Impact to Property Value and Property Insurability – 2016

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“There is no measurable impact on the sales price of properties located along or in proximity to a natural gas pipeline versus properties which are not located along or in proximity to the same pipeline.”

Natural Gas Pipeline Impact on Land Values – 2001

http://www.ingaa.org/Foundation/Studies/FoundationReports/207.aspx
“It was determined that there is no significant impact on the sales price of properties located along natural gas pipelines in the areas of study. It was further determined that neither the size of a pipeline (diameter) nor the product carried by a pipeline has any significant impact on sales price.”

The Impact of Natural Gas Pipelines on Property Values – 2008

http://www.palomargas.com/docs/resources/Pipeline_Impact_on_Property_Values.pdf
“Our conclusion is that there is no measurable impact on property values resulting from high-pressure natural gas pipeline.”

The impact of the Presence of a Natural Gas Pipeline on Residential Property Values – 2008

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1518065
“In contrast to the concerns voiced by property owners and other stakeholders, proximity to a natural gas pipeline has no statistically or economically significant impact on residential property values.”

The Effects of Natural Gas Pipelines on Residential Value – 2011

http://pstrust.org/docs/web_jan_NaturalGas-1.pdf
“Based on the results of the matched-pairs analysis, we could not identify a systematic relationship between proximity to the pipeline and sale price or value. Prior studies we prepared or encountered came to the same conclusion and corroborate our findings.”