Enviros Lose Challenge To NJ Stretch of $1.2B Power Line

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 5:38 PM EST) -- A New Jersey state appeals court on Monday upheld the Board of Public Utilities’ approval of Public Service Electric and Gas Co.’s construction of the New Jersey portion of a $1.2 billion energy transmission line that environmental groups argued would harm forests, wetlands and the public.

A three-judge panel rejected the environmental groups’ challenge to the Board of Public Utilities’ April 2010 decision approving a $750 million upgrade of the 45-mile New Jersey portion of the planned $1.2 billion Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line, saying the board properly...
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