Del. River Agency Rejects Enviros' Pipeline Oversight Petition

Law360, New York (December 6, 2012, 5:26 PM EST) -- The Delaware River Basin Commission on Wednesday rejected a petition by 52 environmental groups asking the regional authority to exercise its jurisdiction over gas and oil pipelines cutting through Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and New Jersey, according to the organization that led the petition.

The commission — which includes the governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware — voted unanimously to reject the petition submitted by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network in September without prejudice.

“There’s at least 13 pipeline projects identified for the Delaware...
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