Tag: pinelands

Controversial $180M pipeline clears last major hurdle in Pinelands vote

TRENTON — Amid whistles, cowbells and shouts from opponents, the proposal of a controversial cross-state pipeline cleared its last major hurdle Thursday as it received the blessing of New Jersey’s Pinelands Commission. The Southern Reliability Link, a 28-mile long, $180 Read More

VICTORY: Pinelands Commission Approves Natural Gas Pipeline

The long-languishing BL England pipeline project is finally about to become reality, Save Jerseyans. ‘Bout time! On Friday morning, the project gained Pinelands Commission approval (9-5 with one abstention) during a meeting at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill. The 22-mile proposed Read More

Three Heavy Hitters Want to Join Pinelands Pipeline Suit on the ‘Green’ Side

Credit: NJTV News In a rare step, three former governors who opposed a controversial pipeline in the Pinelands are now trying to block the project by joining litigation against the agency that approved it. The governors — Brendan Byrne, Jim Read More

BL England Pipeline advances over objections from the illogical

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We previously gave you six big reasons that the BL England pipeline needs to be built, Save Jerseyans, a project championed by Republican Sam Fiocchi and Democrat Jeff Van Drew, besides the Read More

Christie Files Nominations, Appointments

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Nomination are subject to the advice and consent of the Sweeney-controlled State Senate; appointments are not. Here’s hoping the first batch gives us a better shot at pipeline approvals: NOMINATIONS PINELANDS COMMISSION Public Members Nominate Read More

Fiocchi Fights to Revive Pipeline

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Plenty of politicians talk about “creating” jobs, Save Jerseyans, but only a few actually try to unshackle the free market and let it put people back to work. Freshman Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi (R-1) is trying Read More