Enviros Challenge Approval For $1.2B NJ-NY Spectra Pipeline

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 9:29 PM EDT) -- Environmentalists, the city of Jersey City and Conrail have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reconsider its decision allowing Spectra Energy Corp. to build a $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline from northern New Jersey to Manhattan, saying the agency paid too little attention to potential health dangers to the heavily populated area.

The opponents offered an array of objections to the plan, including the cumulative environmental impacts on a heavily burdened area and the health risks of exposing people to dangerous levels of radon through...
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