Green Groups Urge 2nd Circ. To Halt $257M Pa. Pipeline

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 4:44 PM EST) -- A coalition of conservation groups, racing against the clock to halt a $257 million natural gas pipeline project in northern Pennsylvania, petitioned the Second Circuit on Friday to expedite its review of a federal agency's decision to greenlight the project.

Two Pennsylvania environmental organizations and the Sierra Club have said the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rubber-stamped the Central New York Oil and Gas Co. LLC project, which lacks essential permits. If the appeals court doesn't step up its timeline, it could be too late to stop...
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