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Faulty Info Let $3.5B Pipeline Proceed, Enviros Tell FERC

Law360, Miami (March 27, 2017, 10:19 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Friday to block construction of a $3.5 billion natural gas pipeline that would run from Alabama to Florida, claiming the agency relied on faulty information over a coal-fired power plant's expected closure in determining the project was necessary.

In a request for a supplemental environmental impact statement, the Sierra Club and Gulf Restoration Network said FERC's greenlighting of the Southeast Market Pipelines Project was done on the premise that in 2017 Florida would lose 375 megawatts of coal-fired...
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