Objections

Industry Briefs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is raising “environmental objections” to the State Department’s draft environmental impact statement for the northern portion of the $7 billion, 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline that would carry Canadian crude to Cushing, OK. Sponsor TransCanada Corp. had no comment. A southern portion, not requiring a federal review, is under construction between Cushing to the Gulf Coast.

April 25, 2013

Dallas Commission Rethinking Drilling Decision

Over the objections of a citizens group opposed to gas drilling, the city of Dallas Plan Commission last Thursday voted to revisit a previous vote against special use permits (SUP) to allow Trinity East Energy LLC to drill within the city limits.

January 14, 2013

CFTC, SEC Spending Bill Heads to Senate Floor

Over the objections of Republicans, Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee last Thursday reported out a bill that would expand the budgets for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in fiscal year (FY) 2013 to regulate the multi-trillion-dollar derivatives market.

June 18, 2012

CFTC, SEC Spending Bill Heads to Senate Floor

Over the objections of Republicans, Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday reported out a bill that would expand the budgets for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in fiscal year (FY) 2013 to regulate the multi-trillion-dollar derivatives market.

June 15, 2012

Interior Affirms Alaska Lease Sale

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) filed its record of decision (ROD) on a 2008 federal oil and natural gas lease sale in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska, affirming the sale over the objections of environmentalist challengers.

October 5, 2011

WGL Loses Latest Effort to Block Transco LNG-Related Project

FERC last Thursday upheld a prior order that approved, over the strong objections of Washington Gas Light (WGL), Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line’s (Transco) proposal to construct two bidirectional interconnections to receive regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Elba Express pipeline system.

February 22, 2010

WGL Loses Latest Effort to Block Transco LNG-Related Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday upheld a prior order that approved, over the strong objections of Washington Gas Light (WGL), Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line’s (Transco) proposal to construct two bidirectional interconnections to receive regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Elba Express pipeline system.

February 19, 2010

WGL Loses Latest Effort to Block Transco LNG-Related Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday upheld a prior order that approved, over the strong objections of Washington Gas Light (WGL), Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line’s (Transco) proposal to construct two bidirectional interconnections to receive regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Elba Express pipeline system.

February 19, 2010

FERC Approves NGPL’s Interchangeability Compliance Filing

Over the objections of shippers, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday approved a compliance filing for a series of proposed natural gas interchangeability specifications proposed by Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL).

July 21, 2008

FERC Approves NGPL’s Interchangeability Compliance Filing

Over the objections of shippers, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last Thursday approved a compliance filing for a series of proposed natural gas interchangeability specifications proposed by Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL).

July 21, 2008
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