Supreme Court Directs New Jersey to Answer Pipeline Petition

April 14, 2020, 4:04 PM

The Supreme Court wants New Jersey’s views on a closely watched land dispute that could sideline the $1 billion PennEast pipeline.

The high court on Monday directed the state to respond to a petition from PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC—a potential sign of the justices’ interest in the case.

At issue is a lower court ruling that blocked the company from seizing state-owned land to build the proposed natural gas line from Pennsylvania to New Jersey. PennEast filed a petition for review in February, saying the precedent could derail the development of critical infrastructure.

New Jersey waived its right to ...

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