FERC Remains Split On GHG Analysis As It Approves More Gas Projects

September 25, 2023
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) recent approval of several natural gas projects is showcasing a continuing split at the agency about how to account for greenhouse gases, with the commission largely continuing its approach of quantifying a project’s GHG emissions but declining to determine their significance. The stance comes as a key appellate court is considering a legal dispute that could address the extent to which FERC must assess the significance of such GHGs -- an issue that could...

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