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Environmentalists Plan NEPA Suit Over FERC's Narrow GHG Review Policy

June 11, 2018
Environmentalists are urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to rescind an order rejecting consideration of upstream and downstream greenhouse gas impacts when conducting National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews of many natural gas infrastructure projects -- teeing up potential litigation on the issue. The Delaware Riverkeeper Network sent a May 26 letter asking the commission to formally rescind its May 18 order denying rehearing for the Dominion Transmission pipeline upgrade project that took the surprise step -- on a...

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