PennEast Applauds Senate Confirmation of FERC Nominees to Restore Quorum

August 3, 2017

With environmental approvals in hand, PennEast awaits final decision to deliver low-cost, clean-burning American energy to families and businesses


(Wyomissing, Pa.) – Dat Tran, Chair of the Board of the PennEast Pipeline Company LLC, issued the following statement today following U.S. Senate approval of Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

“After three years of review, and three government regulators agreeing PennEast Pipeline can be constructed with minimal impact on the environment, we are heartened to finally see Senate action on restoring a quorum to FERC to now consider important infrastructure projects across the country, including final approval of the PennEast Pipeline Project. We are confident in our application to deliver clean-burning, low-cost American energy to families and businesses throughout the region for decades to come. We’re ready to get to work on this job-creating project.”

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About PennEast Pipeline Company

Representing a $1 billion investment, the approximately 120-mile, primarily 36-inch diameter, underground PennEast Pipeline will reduce energy costs and support thousands of jobs with clean, American energy.  The PennEast Pipeline will originate in Dallas, Luzerne County, in northeastern Pennsylvania, and terminate at Transco’s pipeline interconnection near Pennington, Mercer County, New Jersey.