Supreme Court to Take Up PennEast Pipeline Land Seizure Case (3)

Feb. 3, 2021, 2:39 PMUpdated: Feb. 3, 2021, 4:39 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a ruling that hamstrung the PennEast pipeline and could affect how other projects are routed.

The high court on Wednesday agreed to review a lower court’s decision that blocked PennEast from seizing state-owned land in New Jersey to build the $1 billion proposed natural gas conduit.

The justices’ decision to get involved is a positive sign for PennEast, at a time when pipelines across the country are facing unprecedented legal and political risk. President Joe Biden canceled a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline on his first day in office, and several other ...

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