Fourth Circuit Vacates National Park Service Right-of-Way Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

In another blow to the construction of the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), certificated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on October 13, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on August 6: (1) vacated as arbitrary and…

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FERC Receives Initial Comments on its Proposed Policy on Cost Recovery for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities

                In November 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) proposed a new policy statement that outlines the standards interstate natural gas pipelines would need to satisfy in order to recover the costs to modernize their facilities and infrastructure. Initial comments on the…

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FERC Proposes Policy on Cost Recovery for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities

              Following its open meeting on November 20, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) is seeking comments on a proposed new policy statement (PL15-1-000) that will outline the standards interstate natural gas pipelines must satisfy in order to recover the costs of modernizing…

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FERC Clarifies Treatment of Pipeline’s Discount-Type Adjustments for Negotiated Rates

By Joel L. Greene In an order on rehearing issued March 15, 2012 in Texas Gas Transmission, LLC, 138 FERC ¶ 61,175, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) took the opportunity to reiterate, and in light of overly broad precedent, clarify the conditions a pipeline must satisfy in order to…

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Rep. Terry: Boehner will link pipeline bill to jobless insurance, payroll tax bill

By Ben Geman / The Hill House GOP leaders plan to attach legislation to speed up approval of the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to a broader package that extends unemployment insurance and payroll tax cuts, a Republican lawmaker said. Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.), the sponsor of the Keystone…

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Fight at FERC with Jersey City Pipeline

In a piece published in the May 18th edition of the Star Ledger, Mayor Healy lays out the reasons why the proposed pipeline would be detrimental to Jersey City. Read Op-Ed here. On January 13, 2011, Mayor Healy formally filed for “Intervenor Status” on behalf of the City with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),…

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