Pipeline Co. Sues To Block FOIA Request At FERC

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 5:04 PM EST) -- Florida Gas Transmission Co. has filed a lawsuit and motion for a preliminary injunction in an effort to block the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from fulfilling a Freedom of Information Act request for the names of landowners affected by a $2.45 billion gas pipeline project.

The gas supplier filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday, six days after filing its complaint.

FGT, which operates a 5,000-mile pipeline system in the Southern U.S., filed the...
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