Items Tagged with 'appeals'


Colorado Appeals Court Ruling Casts Doubt on Future Oil, Gas Drilling

In a second appeal of court denials, an anti-oil/natural gas hydraulic fracturing initiative from a group of Colorado teenagers gained traction last week as a three-judge panel at the state Court of Appeals supported the teenagers' contention in a 2-1 decision that public health and environmental protections must be clearly in place before any new drilling is allowed. The ruling has no immediate impact on the state's energy regulatory approach. Read More

Regulators Again Seek Appellate Review of MoGas Pipeline Rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) has petitioned the federal court of appeals in Washington, DC, to review FERC orders that allow MoGas Pipeline LLC -- an interstate pipeline system that was created in 2007 as a result of the consolidation of three pipeline affiliates -- to include "acquisition premium" costs in the pipeline's initial rates. Read More