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Pipelines Come Out On Top With Nixing Of FERC Bias Claim

Law360 (July 11, 2018, 8:42 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit endorsed the status quo at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission when it rejected arguments the agency's process favored industry groups at the expense of the environment, a decision that experts say preserves obstacles for groups that challenge pipeline projects.

In a dispute grounded in opposition to the 114-mile PennEast natural gas pipeline project that would run through New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Delaware Riverkeeper Network had brought a structural challenge against FERC’s gas pipeline approval practices. The environmental group attacked FERC's underlying process —...
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