BP will have to find another site for a planned $600 million natural gas terminal after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Delaware's right to nix the plan -- even though the bulk of it would sit on New Jersey soil. The Court ruled that Delaware can exercise what amounts to veto power over the project because the pier would extend into parts of the Delaware River owned by Delaware. New Jersey-born Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito Jr. were the only justices to side with New Jersey in the dispute.
Supreme Court Upholds Delaware's Veto Power Over British Petroleum Project
April 1, 2008
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