3rd Circ. Backs Pa. Water Permit For Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Law360, New York (August 30, 2017, 1:39 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday rejected the Delaware Riverkeeper Network's challenge of water permits issued by Pennsylvania for a Kinder Morgan unit's $143 million natural gas pipeline project, a week after nixing the environmental group's challenge of a permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the same project.

An appellate panel on Wednesday upheld permits issued by Pennsylvania for a Kinder Morgan unit's Orion pipeline project. (Getty) In a precedential ruling, an appeals court panel unanimously backed the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s September issuance of a conditional Clean Water Act permit for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC’s...

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