OPINION: ENVIRONMENT PREVAILS WITH PINELANDS COMMISSION'S REJECTION OF NATURAL GAS PIPELINE

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 |

From: NJ.com

"Almost 20,000 people spoke out against the pipeline deal at meetings, by e-mail and letter, and in petitions. Environmental groups – especially Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Sierra Club, New Jersey Environmental Federation, Food and Water Watch, Environment New Jersey, Don’t Gas the Pinelands Coalition and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER NJ) – devoted enormous efforts to getting the word out, helping citizens make their voices heard, and providing rigorous analyses of the deeply flawed arguments put forward in favor of sacrificing the Pinelands Comprehensive Management Plan for this one commercial pipeline. The story was covered all over the country, and all of New Jersey’s leading newspapers editorialized against the pipeline"

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