Ore. County Can Block LNG Pipeline, Court Says

Law360, Washington (October 25, 2012, 3:54 PM EDT) -- The Oregon Court of Appeals determined on Wednesday that Clatsop County has the right to revoke its approval for a controversial liquefied natural gas pipeline and terminal after facing backlash from environmental groups, saying the courts don't have jurisdiction to overturn the county decision.

Oregon Pipeline Co. LLC urged the courts to allow the hotly contested pipeline project to move forward, saying the county's 2011 decision to withdraw its initial approval placed the case's fate squarely in front of the courts rather than the Land Use...
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