DC Circuit to Rehear Atlantic Sunrise Challenge; FERC Procedure Under Scrutiny

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (DC) Circuit has agreed to rehear a case challenging FERC’s review of the Atlantic Sunrise Project, and while some analysts don’t see any immediate impact to service on the 1.7 Bcf/d expansion, the move could have implications for the Commission’s rehearing process.

December 10, 2019

ACP, MVP Challengers Flood FERC with Rehearing Requests

Dozens of groups and individuals filed rehearings requests this week challenging FERC’s certificate orders approving the Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley (MVP) pipelines.

November 14, 2017
After Delaying In-Service to 2019, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Inks Contractor

After Delaying In-Service to 2019, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Inks Contractor

After acknowledging its target in-service date would be delayed because of a lengthy federal review process, Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) said Wednesday it has selected Spring Ridge Constructors LLC to build the 600-mile natural gas transmission project.

September 22, 2016

Lawsuit Claiming FERC Bias ‘Absurdly Broad,’ INGAA Says

Environmentalists alleging that FERC is biased towards approving natural gas pipelines because of the agency’s fee-based funding structure are “profoundly mistaken,” the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) told a federal court in a brief filed this week.

June 2, 2016

DOE Inspector General Finds No Fault With FERC Enforcement Cases

A review of more than three dozen self-reported cases handled by FERC’s Office of Enforcement (OE) found no evidence that OE “had not performed enforcement activities in accordance with its own policies and procedures,” according to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Inspector General (OIG).

October 7, 2015