Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. FERC

<> Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. FERC - 7/21/15. In the U.S Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 14-1062. In this case the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity to Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, conditionally authorizing the company to extend a natural gas pipeline in Maryland

     Gunpowder Riverkeeper, petitioned for rehearing, which the Commission denied. Gunpowder then petitioned this court for review of the Commission's order granting the certificate and Columbia intervened in support of the Commission. The Appeals Court denied Gunpowder's petition for want of a legislatively conferred cause of action.

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