Enviros Lose Bid To Nix Kinder Morgan Pipeline Permits

Law360, Philadelphia (February 4, 2013, 3:58 PM EST) -- A Kinder Morgan Inc. unit can continue work on a 40-mile natural gas pipeline expansion in Pennsylvania after an administrative law judge said Friday that environmental advocates appealing the project’s permits hadn't proven they were likely to succeed on the merits of their case.

Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board Judge Richard Mather rejected a petition by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network that asked for the suspension of permits issued by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection for the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. project. He ruled that, despite the...
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