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H.R. 5454

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4910

ELR Congressional Update

PennEast Pipeline Co., LLC

ELR Case

The Third Circuit vacated a district court decision granting a gas pipeline company's orders of condemnation and preliminary injunctive relief for immediate access to properties along the pipeline route that had been preserved by New...

Oberlin, Ohio v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit remanded to FERC for further explanation of its order authorizing a company to construct an interstate natural gas pipeline through Michigan and Ohio and to use eminent domain to acquire any necessary rights-of-way. A...

H.R. 2198

ELR Congressional Update

Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC v. 6.56 Acres of Land

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit affirmed district courts' injunction orders granting a pipeline company immediate possession of necessary easements along its FERC-approved pipeline route by eminent domain. Landowners argued that the district courts...

PennEast Pipeline Co., LLC

ELR Case

In an unpublished opinion, a district court granted a pipeline company eminent domain rights to properties in New Jersey for construction of a natural gas pipeline. Property owners argued that the company's application to immediately...

New Jersey Conservation Foundation v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a constitutional challenge to FERC's issuance of certificates that stemmed from the agency's order granting a company the right to develop a natural gas pipeline. An environmental group argued that the agency'...

Berkley v. Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court's dismissal of landowners' challenge to FERC's approval of a natural gas pipeline. The landowners argued that the agency's practice of letting pipeline builders use eminent domain authority to...

H.R. 1373, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update