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Enviro Urges FERC To Deny Fla. Pipeline In-Service Request

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 3:50 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday not to approve a developer’s request to place facilities on a $3.5 billion Florida pipeline into service while the D.C. Circuit considers challenges to the project’s authorization.

The Sierra Club said the D.C. Circuit’s decision on the veracity of the Southeast Market Pipelines Project’s approval is expected in the coming months. If FERC allows facilities to go into service before then, it could usurp the court’s jurisdiction to review FERC’s original go-ahead.

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