FERC Refuses To Reconsider Broadwater LNG Project

Law360, New York (September 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a slap to lawmakers and environmentalists, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has refused to grant a rehearing on the contentious Broadwater Energy LLC liquefied natural gas project that the agency approved in March.

FERC handed down the order on Thursday, denying motions filed by Connecticut's attorney general and environmental commissioner, several New York towns and counties and a nonprofit organization to reconsider its approval of the project, a joint venture between TransCanada Corp. and Shell that would plant a massive, floating gas terminal in...
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