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Company says planned natural gas pipeline won't go forward
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Company says planned natural gas pipeline won't go forward

Construction of a nearly 120-mile-long proposed natural gas pipeline from northeastern Pennsylvania to central New Jersey will not go forward, the group behind the project said Monday.

PennEast shelves plan to build pipeline on public lands in N.J.

PennEast shelves plan to build pipeline on public lands in N.J.

The company's decision not to pursue eminent-domain claims on 42 parcels of publicly owned land was announced in an agreement with the Attorney General's office and recorded in a brief notice sent on Sept. 20 to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Trump wants to roll back environmental reviews of major projects like pipelines
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Trump wants to roll back environmental reviews of major projects like pipelines

This rollback would eliminate the need for environmental impact studies for not just pipelines but other infrastructure projects like highways.
PennEast will appeal to U.S. Supreme Court over lower court’s adverse ruling
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PennEast will appeal to U.S. Supreme Court over lower court’s adverse ruling

Company looking to overturn decision that denied its bid to condemn state-owned lands for $1 billion pipeline project.

Supreme Court: 4 pipeline fights to watch this term
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Supreme Court: 4 pipeline fights to watch this term

As the Supreme Court begins its 2019 session, energy experts are watching whether the justices will weigh in on natural gas pipeline battles over federal permitting, eminent domain and state sovereignty issues around construction.
N.J. environmentalists use new legal strategy to fight pipelines
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N.J. environmentalists use new legal strategy to fight pipelines

In a new lawsuit, environmentalists argue that the federal government is overstepping its bounds by using eminent domain for the proposed PennEast pipeline.
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