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Six years to the day after the first vote on the South Jersey Gas pipeline by the Pinelands Commission, another vote failed to undo its approval.
PPA opposes this 30-inch natural gas pipeline that cuts through the Preservation Area of the Pinelands and exposes the aquifer and people to risks.
It is essential that the state Senate confirm the Governor’s nominations to the Pinelands Commission.
PPA is actively engaged in supporting the Keep It Green campaign to ensure a stable source of funding for land conservation, farmland protection and historic preservation.
Proposed development far exceeds a 2004 settlement agreement between the developer, state, and federal government in which PPA was an intervenor.
Water plan fails to address the needs of people and nature.
A new law provides greater opportunities for prescribed burning for ecological purposes.
Existing stormwater rules are need strengthening to protect groundwater and streams from polluted runoff.
Illegal off-road vehicle use is causing widespread damage to critical Pinelands habitats.
PPA has led the fight against the South Jersey Gas pipeline, which would traverse the Pinelands Forest Area where it is forbidden unless it primarily serves the Pinelands.