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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC’s case against New Jersey, which has stopped the natural gas project from condemning state-owned land.  The high court on Wednesday granted PennEast’s petition in a win for the project, which has been under development for more than five years. The pipeline is one…

February 3, 2021
New Jersey LNG Export Terminal Wins Key Regulatory Approval

New Jersey LNG Export Terminal Wins Key Regulatory Approval

A small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal proposed for New Jersey has cleared another regulatory hurdle after the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) this week voted to uphold a decision approving a key part of the project.  DRBC, a quasi-regulatory agency involving four states and the U.S. government that oversees the Delaware River watershed,…

December 10, 2020
New Jersey Resources Pulls PennEast Natural Gas Pipe from Projections as Delays Persist

New Jersey Resources Pulls PennEast Natural Gas Pipe from Projections as Delays Persist

New Jersey Resources Corp. (NJR) has pulled the PennEast Pipeline from its financial growth projections through 2024, citing ongoing delays that have plagued the natural gas project.  “PennEast is an important project for the Northeast,” said NJR CEO Stephen Westhoven during the analyst day in late November. “But uncertainty around an in-service date requires us…

December 4, 2020
Small-Scale New Jersey LNG Export Project Stymied by DRBC

Small-Scale New Jersey LNG Export Project Stymied by DRBC

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday voted to suspend approval for key parts of a small liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in New Jersey.  The DRBC, a quasi-regulatory agency involving four states and the U.S. government that oversees the Delaware River watershed, stayed the decision it made last summer allowing a New…

September 10, 2020
Transco Pulls Northeast Supply Permit Application in New Jersey

Transco Pulls Northeast Supply Permit Application in New Jersey

The future of the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Line Co. LLC (Transco) Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), which has faced repeated regulatory setbacks, is again unclear after the company pulled its application for water permits in New Jersey.

December 3, 2019
Another Blow for PennEast as Federal Court Denies Access to New Jersey Land

Another Blow for PennEast as Federal Court Denies Access to New Jersey Land

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has dealt another blow to PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC, issuing an opinion on Tuesday that prevents the company from condemning state-owned land in New Jersey that the project needs to move forward.

September 11, 2019
PennEast Construction Now Slated for 2020 as Key Permits Still Pending

PennEast Construction Now Slated for 2020 as Key Permits Still Pending

PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC has refiled for key water quality permits with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) more than two years after the agency denied the first application.

August 14, 2019
Developer Planning 1,200 MW NatGas-Fired Power Plant in New Jersey

Developer Planning 1,200 MW NatGas-Fired Power Plant in New Jersey

Mitsubishi Corp. subsidiary Diamond Generating Corp. is in the early stages of developing what would be one of New Jersey’s largest power plants, proposing to build a 1,200 MW natural gas-fired facility in Hudson County.

April 12, 2018

New Jersey Files to Stop PennEast from Condemning State-Owned Land

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed in federal court to stop the PennEast Pipeline project from condemning more than 20 parcels of state-owned open space and farmland that were acquired through preservation programs.

March 26, 2018
FERC Official Not Authorized to Issue PennEast Rehearing Tolling Order, NJ Says

FERC Official Not Authorized to Issue PennEast Rehearing Tolling Order, NJ Says

The FERC deputy secretary who granted a request from two New Jersey agencies to rehear an order that issued certificates authorizing the PennEast pipeline was acting outside his authority, according to New Jersey Attorney General (AG) Gurbir Grewal.

March 1, 2018
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