EPA's Keystone Critique May Herald Tougher GHG Reviews

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently urged the U.S. Department of State to put a price tag on the social costs of greenhouse gas emissions when preparing its final environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, a recommendation attorneys say could open the door to lengthier federal reviews and additional legal challenges for future projects.

The EPA said late last month that the State Department hadn't adequately addressed the environmental impacts of TransCanada Corp.'s controversial pipeline in its draft supplemental environmental impact statement on the project,...
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