FERC Cites NEPA Decision To Urge Dismissal Of Related LNG Challenge

June 18, 2024
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is arguing that a challenge to its approval of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal is “foreclosed” following a recent appellate court ruling that the agency was not required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to determine if a project’s greenhouse gases were “significant.” FERC outlines the argument in a June 17 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Healthy Gulf et al. v. FERC...

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