Sierra Club Files 2nd Lawsuit Against Pipeline Thru NJ Scrub Pines

In September, members of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission voted to approve a $130 million, 28-mile natural gas pipeline proposed by New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) to connect NJNG’s distribution system serving customers in Ocean, Burlington and Monmouth counties (in NJ) and the interstate pipeline system adjacent to the New Jersey Turnpike (see Pinelands Commission Approves Pipeline Thru NJ Scrub Pines). Antis at the September meeting, many of them members of the far-left Sierra Club, behaved like spoiled rotten children–using “whistles, cowbells and shouts,” and holding “Pinocchio noses to their faces” to try and bully commissioners into voting “no” on the plan. Unfortunately the spoiled rotten children, via the Sierra Club, have lots of money to litigate. They did it before, forcing a full vote by the Pinelands Commission (see Court Setback for NJ Pipeline Slated to Run Through Scrub Pines). They’re doing it again. On Friday the Sierra Club filed a second challenge against the pipeline plan. This time the lawsuit was filed with the NJ state appeals court, seeking to overturn the vote in September to approve the project…

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