PennEast Pipeline is Doubling Down, It's Time to Flood NJ, PA & DRBC With Letters to STOP PENNEAST!
PennEast Has Submitted a New Application for NJ Approval of Its Devastating Pipeline, and there is New Action in PA as Well. We Need To Flood the Agencies With Letters of Opposition.
It is Important We Remind All the Decisionmakers That Nothing Short of "NO" is Acceptable.
The PennEast Pipeline, if built, would damage 1,613.5 acres of land (1,065.2 acres for pipeline facilities, 110.1 acres for access roads, 372.3 acres for pipe and contractor ware yards, 31.1 acres for above ground facilities); will cut through at least 255 waterbodies (including 159 perennial, 45 intermittent, 40 ephemeral, 11 open water), 633 acres of forest, 91 acres of wetlands; impact “several” vernal pools; and infringe upon and damage habitat for threatened and endangered species of bat, sturgeon, snake, turtle, mussels and more. The PennEast pipeline, if built, would cut through Special Protection designated reaches of the Delaware River, cut under the F.E. Walter and Beltzville reservoirs, and will carve its way through the Susquehanna River as well.
As high as these numbers are, we know that they do not represent the full bootprint of the PennEast pipeline. We know this because thousands of individuals and organizations have worked hard to document and prove the many ways PennEast has consistently misrepresent the size and scope of the devastation to be inflicted if the PennEast pipeline were built.
Not only will PennEast inflict devastating harm on our environment and rob people of the safety and sanctity of their homes by forcing them to become host to an explosive pipeline, but it will result in the drilling and fracking of at 3,000 additional shale gas wells releasing volumes of climate changing emissions that will forever devastate the earth for generations.
We Must Stop PennEast!
To Protect Our River, Our Homes, Our Communities and Future Generations.
Please Send Your Letter Today! And Get Your Friends and Neighbors to As Well. You can send an email and tweet directly through our form on the side or send a message by hand to the addresses below:
Philip D. Murphy
Governor of New Jersey and Chair of the DRBC Commission
Office of Governor PO Box 001 Trenton, NJ 08625
Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York and Vice Chair of the DRBC Commission
The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York State
NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224
Governor of Delaware and DRBC Commissioner
Tatnall Building 150 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
South Dover, DE 19901
Tom Wolf, Governor of Pennsylvania and DRBC Commissioner
Office of the Governor
508 Main Capitol Building Harrisburg, PA 17120
Catherine R. McCabe, Commissioner
401 E. State St. 7th Floor,
East Wing P.O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402
Patrick McDonnell, Secretary
Rachel Carson State Office Building
400 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Executive Director Steven Tambini
Delaware River Basin Commission
25 Cosey Road
P.O. Box 7360
West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360