FERC, NY Defend Dueling Rulings On $683M Pipeline
Law360, New York (September 13, 2016, 1:33 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission told the Second Circuit on Monday that it complied with environmental law in approving Constitution Pipeline Co.'s proposed $683 million natural gas pipeline, while New York state regulators said they were within their rights to withhold a water quality permit for the project.
In two parallel appeals over the 124-mile pipeline, which is designed to bring gas from Pennsylvania to New York, Constitution claims that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation improperly leveraged a narrow permitting authority under the Clean Water Act to effectively veto FERC's approval for the project by refusing to issue a...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!