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New York, Sierra Club Fault FERC Pipeline Reviews Over Downstream GHGs

September 05, 2017
New York officials and environmentalists are strongly criticizing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for failing to consider the downstream greenhouse gas impacts of natural gas infrastructure, charging that a first-of-its-kind appellate court ruling means the commission must analyze such emissions for most fossil fuel projects. The opposition comes in response to FERC's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews of a pair of pipelines being built by Millennium Pipeline Co. New York officials Aug. 30 denied the state's portion of...

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