Town Seeks Stay On Spectra Pipe Project Pending Enviro Studies

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the ongoing battle over Spectra Energy Corp.'s $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline from New Jersey to Manhattan, Jersey City officials on Tuesday asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to stay work on the project until all environmental concerns are addressed.

FERC's June 29 order greenlighting partial construction on the expansion projection throws towns like Jersey city into jeopardy because there's no guarantee that the work being done won't cause irreparable harm to residents living near the construction sites, the city said in a motion to...
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