A section of the Pinelands region in Lakehurst N.J. New Jersey regulators are set to vote Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state’s federally protected Pinelands preserve. (AP/Wayne Parry)

NJ Regulators To Vote On Gas Pipeline Through Protected Pinelands Reserve

The plan was narrowly defeated in 2014. But since then, Republican Gov. Chris Christie has replaced several Pinelands commissioners with supporters of the pipeline.