FERC Faces Growing Pressure To Review Gas Pipelines’ GHG Impacts

June 13, 2019
Federal energy regulators are under increasing pressure to conduct broad greenhouse gas and climate reviews when approving natural gas infrastructure, with a recent appellate court ruling rejecting many of the officials’ arguments for sidestepping such analysis even though the court upheld a pair of permit approvals on procedural grounds. In addition, project opponents and Hill Democrats are vowing to further increase pressure on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), in part with the opponents pursuing appeals of the two recent...

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