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Enviro’s Claim Of FERC Industry Bias Rejected By DC Circ.

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday rejected Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s arguments that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission improperly favors industry and that the agency's practice of issuing tolling orders that delay decisions on requests to revisit pipeline approvals was lawful, affirming a lower court’s decision.

Writing for a unanimous panel, Circuit Judge Gregory G. Katsas denied the environmental group’s structural arguments that FERC’s expense recovery method is “structurally biased” because it receives funding “from the industries that it regulates.” It also rejected a due process challenge to...
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Case Title

Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al v. FERC, et al

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

April 24, 2017

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