New Jersey is joining other states by setting a 2035 goal of 100% clean energy by ending the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles and switching to electric heating for buildings. “We’ve turned our vision for a greener tomorrow into a responsible and actionable roadmap to guide us, and it’s through that pragmatic, evidence-based approach that we…
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PennEast Pipeline Canceled After Years of Regulatory, Legal Delays
Seven years after it was announced, the PennEast Pipeline has been canceled following repeated regulatory and legal setbacks that have increasingly complicated other natural gas infrastructure projects across the country. PennEast scrapped the project on Monday following what it said was “extensive evaluation and discussion” among its five member companies. The project battled landowners, environmental…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.