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Environmentalists Seek To Uphold Broad Pipeline NEPA GHG Precedent

February 4, 2019
Environmental groups are seeking to persuade a key appellate court to re-confirm its landmark 2017 ruling requiring the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to consider upstream and downstream greenhouse gas impacts of natural gas pipeline projects, though FERC is trying to limit the precedent by arguing such reviews are unnecessary if the end users of the gas are not known. The arguments are being advanced in two cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...

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