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FERC's Narrow GHG Reviews For Gas Pipeline Approvals Face Court Tests

December 05, 2018
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) narrow reviews of greenhouse gas and climate issues in its approvals of natural gas pipelines and other energy projects are facing their first tests in a pair of lawsuits in a key appellate court, after that court earlier required broad GHG considerations for a separate pipeline. The first suit is Appalachian Voices, et al. v. FERC in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. It challenges the adequacy of...

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