PennEast Pipeline’s Sole Compressor Station Approved by PA Town

PennEast Pipeline has just achieved yet another milestone on its way to getting built. At a meeting last Thursday, the Board of Supervisors for Kidder Township (Carbon County, PA) voted 5-0 in favor of issuing a permit to PennEast to site the one-and-only compressor station the 120-mile pipeline will need. Proving yet again that most Pennsylvanians are in favor of this project, contrary to the mainstream/leftist media drumbeat against it. PennEast is a $1 billion primarily 36-inch pipeline from Dallas (Luzerne County), PA to Transco’s pipeline interconnection near Pennington (Mercer County), NJ. The company expects final Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval any week now. There are still a few hurdles left–mostly in New Jersey. But those hurdles are certainly surmountable. The radical Sierra Club and THE Delaware Riverkeeper are adamantly opposed and continue to try and throw up legal (and regulatory) roadblocks. No matter. This important pipeline will get built–and this compressor station approval is one more bit of evidence that it will get built…

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