Sierra Club Asks DC Appeals Court To Block Gas Export

Law360, New York (June 17, 2016, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club is asking the D.C. Court of Appeals to review a U.S. Department of Energy decision to approve a Dominion Resources Inc. unit's plan to export natural gas.

On Wednesday, the environmental group filed a petition asking the court to review the agency's decision last month to allow Dominion subsidiary Dominion Cove Point to export up to 1 billion cubic feet of liquid natural gas a day from its terminal in Maryland. The group had claimed the plan failed to take into account possible economic and environmental damage, and that the Natural Gas Act and National Environmental Policy Act...

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