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Court Slated To Hear Arguments Over States' CWA Powers To Block Pipelines

December 04, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit is poised to hear arguments in a dispute between federal energy regulators and New York over the state's effort to block a natural gas pipeline by withholding its approval under the Clean Water Act (CWA), a case that could set a precedent for North Carolina's efforts to block a different pipeline. The court will hear arguments Dec. 5 in New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) v. Federal Energy Regulatory...


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