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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
New Jersey Urges Court to Reject PennEast’s Use of Eminent Domain

New Jersey Urges Court to Reject PennEast’s Use of Eminent Domain

New Jersey officials have asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court ruling allowing PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC to begin eminent domain procedures on 42 parcels of land where the state holds property interests.

April 23, 2019

Federal Court Stays PennEast Construction Pending Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit this week stayed construction of the PennEast Pipeline pending the outcome of an appeal filed by New Jersey challenging the project’s ability to exercise eminent domain for preserved state land.

March 20, 2019

PennEast Clears Another Hurdle in Winning Access to Survey Holdout Properties

PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC earned a key victory late Friday when a federal judge ruled that the project can access both private and public land to conduct surveys it needs to meet federal and state permitting requirements.

December 18, 2018

New Jersey Rate Advocate Takes PennEast Challenge to Federal Court

The New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel (NJDRC), the state’s utility consumer advocate, took its opposition to the PennEast Pipeline Project to federal court this week, challenging FERC’s certificate in a petition submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

August 23, 2018
Delaware Riverkeeper Challenging FERC in Court Over PennEast

Delaware Riverkeeper Challenging FERC in Court Over PennEast

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) is seeking a federal court order that would force FERC to respond to the organization’s request that the Commission rehear the January certificate authorizing the PennEast Pipeline.

May 16, 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
New Jersey AG Argues Against FERC Tolling Order for PennEast Rehearing Request

New Jersey AG Argues Against FERC Tolling Order for PennEast Rehearing Request

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
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

New Jersey Wants FERC to Scrap PennEast Certificate

In a sign of the battle that could be ahead for the PennEast Pipeline under a Democratic governor, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on Friday asked FERC to throw out the certificate for the project.

February 20, 2018