While 2021 is expected to be above average, forecasters say it won’t be as bad as 2020.
New Jersey wants to block the project, saying the constitution bars the private company from seizing state-controlled land through eminent domain.
Keisha Scovens: “It amazed us how many Philadelphians don’t realize that the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers are their drinking water source, or know about that connection with the larger watershed both upriver and downriver.”
Steven Schwartz: “In these times, the most important thing we can do is to continue to build and strengthen the community of the entire Upper Delaware Bioregion, with all of its diversity and history.”
Rivers and creeks near Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, State College and across the state show evidence of plastic products.
Adriana Amador-Chacon: “As someone who believes in the phrase, ‘If you don’t make time for wellness, you make time for illness,’ I believe that it’s better to work on the issues we see today and not wait until they get too far out of our control tomorrow.”
PennEast wants the Supreme Court to overturn a federal appeals court ruling preventing the company from exercising eminent domain on NJ state lands.
The vote came after testimony from environmental experts, health professionals, community groups, and residents who fear pollution and the possibility of an explosion.
Plans call for liquefied natural gas to be shipped 200 miles south down the I-95 corridor by truck and/or rail through some of the most densely populated areas of the East Coast to a terminal in New Jersey — and that worries a lot of people.