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Feds Join Challenge Of FERC Decision In LNG Case

Law360 (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The National Marine Fisheries Service is challenging a decision approving a controversial project for a liquefied natural gas terminal in western Oregon, joining two states and several environmental groups already appealing the case.

The agency filed the petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on March 13. It joins the states of Oregon, Washington and environmental groups led by Columbia Riverkeeper in seeking to overturn the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision.

Opponents of the Bradwood Landing LNG project claim FERC...
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