Opponents of Kinder Morgan Inc.’s 2 Bcf/d Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) to move natural gas supply to the Gulf Coast failed to show a level of harm to require a restraining order to halt construction, a U.S. district court judge said Friday.
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One of Kinder Morgan Inc.’s proposed natural gas conduits from the Permian Basin to the Texas coast is facing more legal attacks from cities and landowners in the iconic Hill Country, which now claim the Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) is in violation of federal environmental mandates.
A group of attorneys general representing 17 states, the District of Columbia and New York City filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
FERC on Wednesday asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to revisit some aspects of the approvals issued to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), threatening to prolong the project’s voluntary work suspensions at points across the 300-mile route.
Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s (MVP) decision to do “the right thing” and halt construction at points across its 300-mile route to better protect endangered species appears to have satisfied federal regulators and has for now staved off a stop-work order for the entire project.
Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC (MVP) appears to have satisfied federal regulators by limiting construction to protect endangered species, preventing for now what would be a costly stop-work order along the entire route for a delayed project to get more Appalachian shale gas to Southeast markets.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously remanded an Endangered Species Act (ESA) case that’s of interest to the oil and gas industry back to an appellate court and ordered the court in New Orleans to decide what constitutes “habitat.”
An environmental group filed a lawsuit in an Idaho federal district court against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), alleging the agency is stonewalling the release of information on the potential impact a proposed 5,000-well drilling project in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin (PRB) would have an endangered species.
Environmentalists in California and livestock ranchers throughout the West issued new documents this month on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and developments on the appropriate role in protecting species such as the greater sage grouse.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is proposing to list the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) — which occurs in the eastern and Midwestern United States, as well as Ontario, Canada — as an endangered species. Such a move would have implications for developers of energy infrastructure, according to observers.