D.C. Circuit To Hear FERC Suit Over Pipeline Cumulative Climate Impacts

September 21, 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is poised to consider a challenge to federal energy regulators’ approval of a pipeline that environmentalists say violates a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirement to consider the cumulative climate effects of this project and another nearby pipeline. D.C. Circuit Judges Judith Rogers and Ketanji Brown Jackson, as well as Senior Judge Laurence Silberman, are scheduled to hear oral argument Sept. 24 in the case, Delaware Riverkeeper Network Inc.,...

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