FERC Denies Enviros' Bias Claims Over $1.2B NJ-NY Pipeline

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 4:59 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday rejected arguments by Jersey City, N.J., and environmental groups that the commission is not a neutral party in approving Spectra Energy Corp.'s planned $1.2 billion New Jersey-to-Manhattan pipeline and that its approval violates the Fifth Amendment. 

The FERC panel rejected arguments by Jersey City, the Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch and No Gas Pipeline that the commission’s May approval of the 20-mile pipeline from Linden, N.J., to Manhattan's West Village are at odds with the Fifth Amendment guarantee...
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