FERC Denies New Market Rehearing Request, Shifts Course on Environmental Reviews

FERC by a 3-2 vote has denied a request for rehearing of its April 2016 decision to issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Dominion Transmission Inc.'s New Market project, with the majority declaring that it will continue to take into account proposed pipelines' potential greenhouse gas emissions, but not their impacts on natural gas production and consumption. Read More

EPA Moves to Rescind, Revise Amendments to RMP Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with plans to rescind or modify rules published during the waning days of the Obama administration and which have yet to take effect that are designed to prevent accidents and explosions at refineries and other industrial facilities. Read More