“This is a significant setback for PennEast. However, NJDEP should have rejected PennEast’s application for permits outright. It fails to meet the basic procedural requirements under the law that allow NJDEP to review it — especially their lack of legal rights to most of the properties in question,” said Tom Gilbert, campaign director, and New Jersey… Read More
Controversial fracked-gas pipeline proposed through Pennsylvania and New Jersey would wreck the climate on par with 14 coal-fired power plants. A study released today finds that, if built, the controversial PennEast Pipeline for fracked gas could contribute as much greenhouse gas pollution as 14 coal-fired power plants or 10 million passenger vehicles — some 49… Read More
PennEast Can’t Request Permits for Property It Doesn’t Own. FAR HILLS, NJ (April 11, 2017) – New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook–Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) today called upon the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to reject applications for a Freshwater Wetlands Individual Permit (FWIP) and Water Quality Certificate (WQC) filed… Read More
The proposed PennEast pipeline would endanger you and your family everywhere along its route. View a map to see where you live; where you work; where your children play along the PennEast route. Click the map to view a larger version.
Stockton, NJ (April 7, 2017) — Conservation groups and impacted homeowners today condemned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for issuing a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed PennEast pipeline. “FERC’s flawed review of the PennEast project failed to thoroughly examine the significant environmental impacts the pipeline would cause,” said Tom Gilbert, campaign director,… Read More