High Court Wants White House View on PennEast Pipeline Case, Bloomberg Law ($)

Ellen M. Gilmer β€’ June 29, 2020, 9:45 AM | Updated: June 29, 2020, 11:46 AM

  • PennEast, New Jersey disagree over state land seizure
  • Industry alleges broad disruptions from lower court ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court wants the Trump administration’s views on a major energy case that could decide the fate of the proposed PennEast pipeline.

At issue is whether developers can seize state-owned land in New Jersey to build the $1 billion natural gas project, which is backed by Enbridge Inc., Southern Co., and other companies.

The justices on Monday asked the solicitor general to file a brief expressing the U.S. views on the questionβ€”a sign of interest in the case. The move comes as pipeline opponents increasingly ask judges to halt development, and industry lawyers look to the high court to intercede. MORE>>

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