A look at the latest news, facts and figures on fossil fuels, pipelines, renewable energy, energy efficiency and progress on stopping the PennEast pipeline.
By Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight
PennEast trumpets that New Jersey utilities have subscribed to 60 percent of the pipeline’s capacity. But Rate Counsel countered that those same utilities are owners of the project and, in filings to regulators, “make plain that they have sufficient capacity without the new pipeline to meet forecasted load growth.’’ Read more.
In response to 33 route changes PennEast proposed after the close of the comment period on the draft EIS, the public has until December 5 to comment on the changes and many outstanding problems with the proposed project. The more comments the better, so please submit your letter to FERC today and help Stop PennEast!
By Greg Wright, NJ.com
A new FDU PublicMind™ poll says that the state government is not matching the public’s desire to move forward with clean energy initiatives. Read more.
New Jerseyans very strongly support clean, renewable energy over fossil fuels like gas, want to switch more quickly to those sources, and worry about pipelines. See the poll results here.