Four Former N.J. Governors Oppose Pinelands Gas Project

Four Former N.J. Governors Oppose Pinelands Gas Project

Via NJ.com:

TRENTON — Four former New Jersey governors are opposing a controversial proposal to build a natural gas pipeline through the heart of the Pinelands, a project Gov. Chris Christie’s administration supports.

The governors — Democrats Brendan Byrne and Jim Florio, and Republicans Thomas Kean and Christie Whitman — sent a letter this month to the chairman of the state Pinelands Commission, which is weighing whether or not to allow the work.

The 22-mile pipeline would run through the legally protected region to connect to the BL England power plant in Cape May County, and it would require a spec...

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