City of Oberlin, Ohio v. FERC

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  1. July 29, 2020

    FERC Must Comply With Gas Export Order, DC Circ. Told

    An Ohio city on Wednesday said the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is dragging its feet on complying with a D.C. Circuit order last fall to explain how exported gas from a $2.1 billion pipeline justified the project's need and urged the appeals court to force the agency's hand.

  2. September 06, 2019

    DC Circ. To FERC: Tell How Gas Exports Justify Nexus Line

    The D.C. Circuit on Friday told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to go back and try again to explain how gas for foreign export from the Nexus Gas Transmission LLC's $2.1 billion pipeline could be used to justify the project's need and the taking of private property.

  3. July 02, 2019

    DC Circ. Won't End Pipeline Fight Despite Land Deal

    The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday refused to dismiss Oberlin, Ohio's challenge of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval of the $2.1 billion Nexus gas pipeline, even though the city has granted permanent pipeline easements to the pipeline's developer.

  4. February 25, 2019

    FERC OK Of $2.1B Nexus Pipeline Was Proper, DC Circ. Told

    Nexus Gas Transmission LLC has shot back at Oberlin, Ohio's challenge to FERC greenlighting a $2.1 billion pipeline, telling the D.C. Circuit there was plenty of need for the natural gas project and that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had properly scrutinized it.

  5. December 19, 2018

    Ohio City Seeks To Overturn $2B Nexus Pipeline Approval

    The Ohio city of Oberlin along with a fellow opponent of the $2 billion Nexus pipeline told the D.C. Circuit that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was wrong to approve the project, saying its need was overstated and it was not in the public interest.

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