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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...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The Third Circuit affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a religious group's challenge to FERC's approval of a natural gas pipeline along land owned by the group. The group objected to the use of their land as part of the project,...

Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Sunoco Pipeline L.P.

ELR Case

A Pennsylvania court affirmed a lower court decision dismissing residents' and an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the construction of a natural gas pipeline through a suburban township. The plaintiffs argued that a local...

Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit denied an environmental group's petition for review challenging FERC's decision to issue a natural gas pipeline operator a certificate of public convenience and necessity to extend a natural gas pipeline in Maryland....

Ohio: Quality

ELR State Update Item

H.R. 3301, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update

Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that FERC violated NEPA when it approved the expansion of a natural gas pipeline in the Northeast. The project will upgrade a portion of a much longer natural gas pipeline known as the 300 Line. An environmental...

Sierra Club v. Dominion Cove Point LNG, L.P.

ELR Case

A Maryland appellate court held that a liquid natural gas (LNG) shipping terminal may export natural gas from its facility on the Chesapeake Bay. In 2005, the terminal entered into an agreement with an environmental group that set forth...

H.R. 1900, Chamber Action

ELR Congressional Update

S. 1767, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update