FERC, Pipeline Co. Urge DC Circ. Not To Halt Atlantic Sunrise

Law360, New York (November 3, 2017, 6:29 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Williams Partners unit that is constructing the $2.65 billion Atlantic Sunrise pipeline aimed at bringing gas from Pennsylvania to southern markets have asked the D.C. Circuit to deny environmentalists’ bid to halt the pipeline, saying the request was unreasonable and costly.

FERC and Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC said on Wednesday that the regulatory body had followed the National Environmental Policy Act and considered the project’s potential climate change impacts and all other necessary issues. If the court does grant the request made by the Allegheny Defense Project and other environmental groups to...

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