FERC Approves Additional Pipeline Expansion to Transport Marcellus Gas

StateImpact reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently approved an addition to the interstate Transco pipeline that will transport Marcellus shale gas to New Jersey, where there is a high demand.  The approval comes after several(…)

Army Corps Issues Permit for Northeast Upgrade Project

According to StateImpact and the Pike County Courier, on March 22, 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company (TGPC) for wetland, stream, and river crossings associated with its Northeast Upgrade Project. (…)

New York State Court Denies Petition to Halt Spectra's NJ-NY Expansion Project

Bloomberg News is reporting that New York Supreme Court Judge Eileen A. Rakower has denied a petition to block Spectra Energy Corporation’s New Jersey-New York Expansion Project.  According to Bloomberg, Judge Rakower ruled that federal law precludes(…)

FERC Denies Enviros' Request to Delay Construction of Northeast Upgrade Project

On January 11, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order denying a joint request by three environmental groups to delay the construction of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.’s (TGP) Northeast Upgrade Project in Pennsyl(…)

NJ Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium Ends

A one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey ended yesterday, the Star-Ledger reports.  Gas resources are projected to be limited in New Jersey, and a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection spokesman reported that no applicat(…)