Pinelands Preservation Alliance sues Burlington County to block pipeline construction

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DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES – An environmental group is suing Burlington County’s government as part of its ongoing efforts to prevent the construction of a controversial natural gas pipeline planned to run through the northern part of the county.

The nonprofit Pinelands Preservation Alliance filed the lawsuit in Superior Court last week, claiming the county Board of Freeholders’ Dec. 12 resolution to authorize the closure of two county highways during construction of the Southern Reliability Link pipeline should be “null and void” because two of the freeholders who voted in favor of the closures are employed by a building trades union that has advocated for the pipeline …

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