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In March 2011, work on the expansion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline in northern New Jersey’s Wawayanda State Park became visible (above).
Tennessee Gas seeks to complete a $2 billion pipeline ("Northeast Upgrade") that will extend 105 miles through Pennsylvania and 23 miles through New Jersey, crossing over several state-owned preserves and parks, including the Appalachian Trail, Monksville Reservoir, Ringwood State Park, and the Ramapo Reservation.
Learn more about the Tennessee Gas Pipeline in New Jersey. (July 19, 2011 Trail Conference article)
Pipeline Impact in Passaic/Bergen
|Pipeline Impact in High Point State Park|
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Issue Updates :
January 30, 2013: Pipeline Work Closes Trails at Ringwood State Park
July 19, 2012: North Jersey pipeline project gets boost by Delaware River commissioners (Suburban Trends/NorthJersey.com)
July 12, 2012: Delaware River Basin Commission approves water uses for natural-gas-pipeline firm (Philadelphia Inquirer)
July 12, 2012: FERC grants rehearing of pipeline decision (Pike County Courier)
July 9, 2012: Feds to review gas pipeline (Pocono Record)
July 8, 2012: New Pike pipeline unfairly approved, says filing. (Pocono Record)
Residents raise questions about pipeline (NJ Herald)
Public Hearings were held in July & August 2011. Click here for the entire NJDEP Hearing notice and details.
February 25, 2011: The state Department of Environmental Protection has asked federal officials to hold off a review of a natural gas pipeline that will stretch from West Milford under the Monksville Reservoir through Ringwood and into Mahwah because the developer has not submitted enough information. Read story in The Record.
November 12, 2010: Deadline for comments to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
July 2, 2010: N.J. commission stalls approving 24-year lease agreement on gas pipeline project
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street NE, Room 1A
Washington, DC 20426
or online at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/QuickComment.aspx
Comment due date: