Amid Doubts, FERC Chief Flags Gas Climate Review Policy As ‘Priority’

January 19, 2023
Despite skepticism that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) could finalize a new policy for assessing and mitigating greenhouse gases from natural gas projects anytime soon, acting Chairman Willie Phillips (D) says he will keep pushing the issue and that it remains a “priority,” though he acknowledges it will likely “take time.” Developing more-rigorous GHG analysis requirements for gas projects had been a keystone issue for former Chairman Richard Glick (D), who left the agency late last year after Senate...

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