Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Secretary — environmental — petition denial — Roth
The Third Circuit today rejected environmentalist petitioners’ challenges to permits for interstate natural gas pipelines in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The court also rejected various justiciability and sovereign immunity arguments raised by the respondents.
Joining Roth were Greenaway and Scirica. Arguing counsel were Aaron Stemplewicz of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and Edward Lloyd of Columbia Law School for the environmentalist petitioners, Joseph Cigan III and Lewin Weyl for the state agency respondents, and John Stoviak of Saul Ewing and Christine Roy of Rutter & Roy for the industry respondents.