FERC Divide Sharpens Over Gas Project Approvals

Law360 (May 21, 2020, 6:34 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday advanced a pair of liquefied natural gas projects, although the agency's sole Democratic commissioner accused his colleagues of blindly approving projects despite concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and slumping LNG demand.

FERC rejected requests to reconsider its March approval of the $10 billion Jordan Cove LNG project, while it issued a construction certificate for the $45 billion Alaska LNG project. The decisions featured a familiar partisan split pitting Chairman Neil Chatterjee and Commissioners Bernard McNamee and James Danly, all Republicans, against Commissioner Richard Glick.

It also sparked a war of words between Chatterjee and...

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