Groups Urge Full D.C. Circuit To End FERC ‘Tolling Orders’ In Pipeline Suit

January 22, 2020
Environmental groups and aligned states are urging a full federal appeals court to overturn a three-judge panel’s split ruling that upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) use of “tolling orders” that allow it to defer final administrative action on pipelines or other energy infrastructure, while allowing the projects at issue to proceed. In the instant case, Allegheny Defense Project, et al. v. FERC , pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, petitioners ask...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.