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New Jersey Says 'No' to PennEast Land Grab, Upholds Integrity of State's Open Space Program, Says NJ Conservation

Feb 05, 2018 - PR Newswire

 The State of New Jersey today reinforced its commitment to its 60-year open space program byrejecting offer letters from PennEastPipeline Co. to purchase rights to build a 36" gas pipeline across taxpayer-preserved lands, says NJ Conservation. Since the program's inception in 1969, no lands owned or managed by the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust (NJNLT) have been condemned through eminent domain,according to the NJNLT.

The lands were preserved with taxpayer dollars by New Jersey voters an...