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DEP Invites Comments On Water Quality Certification, Permits For PennEast Pipeline Project

The Department of Environmental Protection published notices in the February 16 PA Bulletin inviting comments on the proposed Section 401 Water Quality Certification of the PennEast Pipeline Project through Luzerne, Carbon, Monroe, Northampton and Bucks Counties.  (pages 777-778)

The project proposes to build a 77.3 mile long, 36-inch pipeline and related facilities for the purpose of transporting natural gas from Marcellus Shale production areas in Pennsylvania to an existing pipeline in Mercer County, NJ.

The project consists of four Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permits and one Chapter 102 Erosion and Sediment Control Permit.

The deadline for comments is March 18. Questions should be directed to Domenic Rocco, DEP’s Regional permit Coordination Office, at 717-7772-5987 or send email to:


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[Posted: Feb. 15, 2019]


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