Hunterdon County Freeholders approved a legal challenge to PennEast’s attempted use of eminent domain, a sinkhole disaster in Pennsylvania shuts down the Sunoco Pipeline, and more.
Stopping the nuclear energy bill from moving forward provides more time to convince lawmakers to revise key provisions, to ensure transparent review of the need for nuclear subsidies and effective policies to advance renewables and energy efficiency.
Critical changes are needed to ensure transparent review of the need for any nuclear subsidies, to develop an effective renewable portfolio standard, and to support the growth of renewables and energy efficiency.
FERC’s letter did not grant the re-hearing requests. Instead, the evasive letter attempted to grant FERC indefinite time to respond to the requests. In other pipeline cases, this delay tactic has resulted in FERC’s response arriving too late to stop the pipeline.
The state’s additional move to prevent PennEast from taking private homes and property showed strong leadership to protect the public interest from this unneeded pipeline.