US-Mexico Natural Gas Line Wins Initial Nod From FERC

By Michael Lipkin (October 25, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT) -- A proposed 60-mile natural gas pipeline on the Arizona-Mexico border would have some adverse environment impacts, the Federal Energy Regulation Commission announced Friday in a draft environmental impact statement giving the pipeline tentative approval, but FERC proposals could bring that down to "less-than-significant levels."

Sierrita Gas Pipeline LLC's proposal would likely adversely impact nearly 1,000 acres of land in southern Arizona, according to the report, including potentially jeopardizing the existence of a federally protected species of cactus. The report, which recommends several strategies to mitigate the environmental harms and seeks more feedback from Sierrita, gives a tentative go-ahead to Sierrita's plan...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!