Green Group Tries To Block Ariz. Gas Pipe Repairs

Law360, New York (September 22, 2010, 7:16 PM EDT) -- The Center for Biological Diversity has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to stop planned repairs to a natural gas pipeline that passes through the habitat of the threatened loach minnow in the San Francisco River.

In a petition filed with FERC Tuesday, the center asked the commission to reconsider its grant of a permit, saying that the work would destroy critical habitat and alleging that the commission failed to consider alternatives, including removing the pipeline.

The pipeline in question is owned by El Paso Corp.,...
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