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Jun 13, 2019, 11:00 ET Gas Pipelines Take a Huge Toll on Delaware River Basin, New Report Finds

Development of natural gas pipelines and associated infrastructure is resulting in significant costs to the environment and communities in the...


Dec 14, 2018, 13:56 ET Court grants PennEast's request to seize private, preserved, State lands for an unapproved pipeline, says NJ Conservation

Opponents of the PennEast pipeline decried a decision today from Judge Brian Martinotti of the U.S. District Court in Trenton to grant the proposed...


Sep 26, 2018, 08:52 ET New Report Shows PennEast Pipeline Not Needed Under Any Scenario, Says NJ Conservation

The title of a new report from New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) sums it up: The proposed PennEast pipeline is a solution in...


Aug 13, 2018, 17:14 ET Conservation Groups Vow to Challenge FERC Rejection of PennEast Pipeline Rehearing Requests, Says NJ Conservation

Calling the ruling a perfect example of FERC's fundamentally flawed practices, New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and The Watershed ...


Apr 05, 2018, 06:15 ET Conservation Groups Voice Strong Support for Landmark Clean Energy Bill, Says NJ Conservation

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation), New Jersey League...


Feb 13, 2018, 11:10 ET Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Certificate for PennEast Pipeline, Says NJ Conservation

Attorneys for New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook–Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) have filed a request with...


Feb 05, 2018, 05:45 ET New Jersey Says 'No' to PennEast Land Grab, Upholds Integrity of State's Open Space Program, Says NJ Conservation

The State of New Jersey today reinforced its commitment to its 60-year open space program by rejecting offer letters from PennEast Pipeline Co. to...


Jan 20, 2018, 10:48 ET Fight Against PennEast Pipeline Shifts to New Jersey, Says NJ Conservation

It would be a big mistake for PennEast to think the conditional approval it received from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) means their...


Dec 21, 2017, 15:15 ET Environmental Groups Applaud FERC Announcement that Its Gas Pipeline Approval Process Must Be Revamped, Says NJ Conservation

Today FERC publicly acknowledged that its natural gas pipeline review process is not sufficient given current industry reality, according to New...


Nov 27, 2017, 07:28 ET Pipeline Opponents Bring Constitutional Challenge Against FERC's Use of Eminent Domain, Says NJ Conservation

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the federal agency charged with reviewing applications to permit natural gas pipelines, is acting...


Aug 31, 2017, 17:20 ET New Federal Data Contradict PennEast's Claims of Cost Savings, Says NJ Conservation

New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) says new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that newly-built ...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:54 ET NJDEP Rejects PennEast Pipeline Permit Application, Says NJ Conservation Foundation

"By denying PennEast's application and extension request, NJDEP held PennEast accountable to the law," Tom Gilbert, campaign director for ReThink...


Jun 26, 2017, 10:59 ET PennEast Seeks Extension from NJDEP Despite Failure to Meet Agency Requirements, Says NJ Conservation

"PennEast seems to think that it is above the law with this latest request for special treatment for its unneeded pipeline," Tom Gilbert, campaign...


Apr 11, 2017, 14:34 ET NJDEP Must Reject PennEast Permit Request Filed Without Legal Authority, Say NJ Conservation and SBMWA

New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook–Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) today called upon the New Jersey...


Jan 23, 2017, 16:52 ET New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, and Eastern Environmental Law Center say PennEast in Jeopardy

New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation), Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA), and Eastern Environmental Law Center...


Dec 01, 2016, 12:40 ET Groups Show PennEast's Latest Claims as Desperate Attempt to Give Pipeline a Purpose

PennEast's most recent claims of public benefit don't hold up to serious scrutiny, according to documents filed today by the Eastern Environmental...


Nov 15, 2016, 01:02 ET New Jersey Rate Counsel Reiterates Lack Of Need, Excessive Profits For PennEast Pipeline

In an official response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and to the gas companies that comprise the shell organization known as...


Nov 08, 2016, 06:10 ET Feds Stall PennEast Pipeline, Application Again Suspended

Amid growing opposition from residents and key government agencies, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today announced a second delay in ...


Sep 26, 2016, 09:01 ET FERC Urged To Halt Review Of Outdated PennEast Pipeline Application Due To Out-of-Time Route Changes, Far-Reaching Threats To Water, Land, Air Quality

The New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) today called upon the Federal Energy ...


Sep 13, 2016, 12:28 ET Energy Expert Report, Ratepayer Advocate Agency Invalidate Alleged Need for PennEast, Challenge Pipeline's Failure to Examine Viable Alternatives

The New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel, which represents ratepayers' interests, yesterday submitted a strong case against the supposed market need...


Aug 11, 2016, 12:33 ET Regional Business Owners, Concerned Citizens Unite Against PennEast Pipeline During Critical Comment Period

Stating that "our businesses, our livelihoods, and our families cannot afford the financial risks that PennEast would bring to our region," a united...


Aug 01, 2016, 03:13 ET Conservation Groups Urge FERC To Withdraw Grossly Incomplete Environmental Review Of PennEast Pipeline

New Jersey Conservation Foundation and Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association today called upon the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...


May 26, 2016, 10:25 ET Experts Urge Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) To Suspend Review Of Incomplete PennEast Pipeline Application

The Eastern Environmental Law Center (EELC), on behalf of New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJCF) and the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:22 ET Energy Expert Analysis Debunks PennEast Justification For Proposed Pipeline -- Only Purpose Is Profit

PennEast's claims that its proposed pipeline is needed to supply New Jersey with additional natural gas capacity and will reduce gas prices for...


Oct 22, 2015, 01:00 ET New Poll Shows Bipartisan Support In NJ For More Renewable Energy And Concerns About Pipelines

According to a poll conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University's (FDU) PublicMind for the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, nearly 80 percent of...