FERC To Back Gas Projects Despite EPA Call For Tougher Climate Study

May 17, 2022
Federal energy regulators appear poised to approve a trio of natural gas infrastructure projects later this week though it is not clear if they will respond to EPA calls to conduct more robust climate reviews of the projects, including analysis of upstream greenhouse gas emissions and use of the social cost of carbon to monetize climate-related damages. Further, EPA has pressed to impose additional requirements for developers to mitigate methane emissions from the gas projects, beyond their current participation in...

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