/C O R R E C T I O N -- Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G)/
NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2013
In the news release, Susquehanna-Roseland Line Construction Receives Favorable
Court Ruling, issued 30-Aug-2013 by Public Service Electric and Gas Company
(PSE&G) over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second
paragraph, first sentence, should read "In a ruling today..." rather than "In
a ruling yesterday..." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete,
corrected release follows:
Susquehanna-Roseland Line Construction Receives Favorable Court Ruling
Federal judge rules in favor of utility companies and National Park
NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric & Gas
(PSE&G) and PPL Electric Utilities (PPL) called a federal judge's decision to
dismiss a lawsuit challenging federal permits for the Susquehanna-Roseland
power line "the right decision for millions of people throughout the
mid-Atlantic region who will have more reliable electric service because of
In a ruling today, Judge Richard W. Roberts of the United States District
Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the action filed by several
environmental groups seeking to block construction of the project through the
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
"This ruling affirms the position of the companies and the National Park
Service that these permits were issued properly and after thorough study,"
said Kim Hanemann, PSE&G Delivery Projects and Construction vice president.
"We will move forward with construction as planned."
The companies have implemented a broad-based information plan to keep the
public and park visitors informed of construction activities, including any
temporary trail and road closings. This information will be available on the
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Website, www.nps.gov/dewa/; on the
PSE&G Susquehanna-Roseland project website, www.pseg.com/SR, and on the PPL
Electric Utilities Susquehanna-Roseland project website,
The 145-mile Susquehanna-Roseland line is already under construction elsewhere
in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The project is needed to keep the regional
electric grid reliable, and to prevent overloads of other existing power
lines. The line is expected to be in service by June 2015.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is New Jersey's oldest and
largest regulated gas and electric delivery utility, serving nearly
three-quarters of the state's population. PSE&G is the winner of the
ReliabilityOne Award for superior electric system reliability. PSE&G is a
subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG) (NYSE:PEG),
a diversified energy company (www.pseg.com).
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SOURCE Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G)
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