FERC Suits Must Be Heard In DC Circ., 6th Circ. Affirms

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 4:01 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has shot down an attempt by two coal companies to use a state court to mount a collateral attack on the federal approval of a pipeline financed by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP and ConocoPhillips Co.

Decisions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission are reviewed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and no one else, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit said Wednesday, upholding a lower court's dismissal of a legal challenge by...
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