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PennEast Pipeline Seeks More Time to Build Controversial Project

Dec. 30, 2019, 9:06 PM

Developers request extra two years to bring gas pipeline into service by Jan. 19, 2022, while they await all outstanding approvals, according to filing with FERC on Monday.

  • PennEast says it has “worked in good faith and has used its best efforts” to obtain all required approvals needed for construction
  • Says still chasing remaining permits and clearance under National Historic Preservation Act for Pennsylvania portion of project
  • Also pursuing clearance under the NHPA and CWA Section 404 permit in New Jersey
  • PennEast says the delay won’t have any impact on public interest findings underlying the certificate order
  • NOTE: Original certificate...
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