Four Former NJ Governors Oppose Pinelands Pipeline Project

by Tom Johnson / NJ Spotlight

In a highly unusual rebuke, four former governors — two Republicans and two Democrats — have written to the New Jersey Pinelands Commission opposing a proposal to build a natural gas pipeline through the protected Pinelands Forest Management Area.

The joint letter signed by former Democratic Govs. Brendan Byrne and Jim Florio and Republicans Thomas Kean and Christie Whitman expresses concern about a proposed 22-mile gas pipeline beginning in Maurice River and ending at the B.L. England plant in Upper Township in Cape May County.

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