Supreme Court Won't Review Pa. Pipeline Permit Fight

Law360 (April 29, 2019, 5:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider arguments from environmental groups that the Third Circuit lacks jurisdiction to review a Pennsylvania water quality permit for the Atlantic Sunrise gas pipeline expansion project.

The court's denial of certiorari leaves intact the circuit court's determination that it has jurisdiction to review the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's decision to grant a Clean Water Act certification for the project. The Third Circuit in September said it agreed with the merits of the state's move to grant the certification for the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC project.

As is customary, the high court didn't...

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