Seems our neighbors to the south may be sane and rational while NY legislators and governor are anything butt.JLCpulse
Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 1:00 am in Burlington County Time
Let’s be clear: Fossil fuel is the fuel of the future. It isn’t going away in our lifetimes, or our children’s, or our grandchildren’s. It will lift aircraft, power factories and warm homes into the misty future, when members of some incoming class of college freshmen cannot identify the 44th president of the United States.
Which is to say, fossil fuel is here to stay.
So it’s futile to stop the PennEast pipeline, a 108-mile, 36-inch underground conduit that will carry fracked natural gas from upstate Pennsylvania to a terminal near Trenton.
The pipe needs a right of way and, as presently routed, will need to go through private property, forest, and the hinterlands of beautiful upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Petri believes he has a better route. Place this pipeline and others along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
“People, understandably, don’t want this in their backyards,” Petri has said.
The present network of pipelines in...