FERC’s practice of issuing tolling orders to extend its rehearing process for pipeline projects is not consistent with federal statute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled. The ruling could prove a major boon for pipeline opponents by allowing them to more quickly seek judicial review of Federal Energy…
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After securing FERC’s blessing to place the remainder of its Atlantic Sunrise expansion into service, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) is set to ramp up takeaway capacity out of the eastern Marcellus Shale just in time for the heating season.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has rejected a challenge filed by environmental groups against the Atlantic Sunrise project’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) issued under the Clean Water Act by Pennsylvania.
Capping a chaotic three days, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia late Wednesday denied an emergency motion to stay FERC’s certificate for the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) Atlantic Sunrise expansion, allowing construction to immediately resume.
A coalition of environmental groups is urging FERC to deny Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co.’s (Transco) requests to begin construction on the 183-mile greenfield portion of its Atlantic Sunrise expansion.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved an air quality plan for the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline project, signing off on construction activities for the greenfield expansion, which could begin next week.
Williams Partners LP’s Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) has received long-awaited water crossing and earth disturbance permits for the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project, paving the way for a sorely needed 1.7 Bcf/d expansion to serve natural gas producers in northeast Pennsylvania.