Category Archives: DRBC

DRBC asked to review Commonwealth Pipeline

The Delaware Riverkeeper wrote a letter formally requesting the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) review the Commonwealth Pipeline. A rather complete description of potential impacts from the construction on the watershed accompanied the letter

You can read about the Riverkeep’s effort to engage the DRBC to review the Tennessee Gas Pipeline  in Pipeline Protest Shift From Courtroom to Direct Action (Impact Pennsylvania 0/19/2013). For the Commonwealth Pipeline the Riverkeeper seems to be ahead of the review process.

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Law360: Del. River Agency Changes Course, Will Review Gas Pipelines

Law360, Philadelphia (February 01, 2013, 3:55 PM ET) — In a reversal of an earlier ruling, the Delaware River Basin Commission agreed Wednesday to exercise its jurisdiction over two completed gas pipeline projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The decision, a victory for environmental group Delaware Riverkeeper Network, means that the DRBC could require Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC, a unit of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP and Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. to repair damages from the construction of the two pipelines. Continue reading