Challenges to the environmental impacts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) have continued in the past week in two federal court proceedings. On April 1, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals refused an appeal by the pipeline’s owners to reconsider
Card – E&E News – 1/20/22
Card – Reuters – 9/9/21 Related: Biden taps D.C. utility regulator Phillips for FERC
Card – Environmental Defense Fund – 9/7/21 Related: D.C. Circuit battle escalates over FERC pipeline approval
The long-standing practice of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) justifying the need for a new pipeline by over relying on a pipeline’s plans to sell gas to an associated company (e.g., precedent agreements) to establish market need was called
Card – E&E Energywire – 10/7/20 Related: It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.
The long practice of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to delay making decisions on appeals of its rulings – so-called “tolling orders” – was challenged in oral arguments before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, April 27.
Card – Southern Environmental Law Center – 4/27/20
Card – E&E News – 4/28/20 Related: Chatterjee defends how FERC treats protesting landowners Subcommittee Releases Preliminary Findings Showing FERC Pipeline Approval Process Skewed Against Landowners
The 2015 listing of the northern long-eared bat as “threatened” rather than “endangered” by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has been rejected by U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The January 28 decision by the Court,