This January of 2015, PennEast parent’s company, UGI, announced an alternative route for the pipeline through portions of Hunterdon County, including my home town of Delaware Township. On January 15, 2015, PennEast submitted an updated landowner list to FERC and UGI and notified stakeholders as follows: “PennEast partners, engineers and outreach staff have had numerous…

Understanding Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals and the Importance of Fact-Based, Stakeholder Participation in Scoping and Environmental Evaluations FERC’s Jurisdiction and Economic Considerations The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) serves the mission of “assist[ing] consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means.” (www.ferc.gov) (FERC Strategic…