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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC’s case against New Jersey, which has stopped the natural gas project from condemning state-owned land.  The high court on Wednesday granted PennEast’s petition in a win for the project, which has been under development for more than five years. The pipeline is one…

February 3, 2021
U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Review of Minnesota County Fracture Sand Ban

U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Review of Minnesota County Fracture Sand Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition that sought to overturn a Minnesota county ordinance banning the mining of silica sand, which is used in some Lower 48 well completions. Minnesota Sands LLC, which filed its initial lawsuit in 2017, was challenging an adverse ruling by the Supreme Court of Minnesota regarding Winona…

January 11, 2021
Keystone XL Crude Pipeline Left Out of U.S. Supreme Court Order Reinstating Key Water-Crossing Permits

Keystone XL Crude Pipeline Left Out of U.S. Supreme Court Order Reinstating Key Water-Crossing Permits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued a unanimous order reinstating the use of a permit employed to fast-track oil and gas pipeline construction, but the ruling specified that it did not apply to the U.S. leg of the hotly contested Keystone XL crude oil pipeline that is at the center of the debate. The…

July 7, 2020
In Victory for Lower 48 Pipelines, U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Key Water-Crossing Permits

In Victory for Lower 48 Pipelines, U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Key Water-Crossing Permits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued a unanimous order reinstating the use of a permit employed to fast-track oil and gas pipeline construction, but the ruling specified that it did not apply to the U.S. leg of the hotly contested Keystone XL crude oil pipeline that is at the center of the debate. The…

July 7, 2020
Supreme Court Seeking More Input on PennEast Battle with New Jersey

Supreme Court Seeking More Input on PennEast Battle with New Jersey

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Solicitor General to weigh in on PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC’s battle to condemn state-owned land in New Jersey, an order that could potentially delay the high court’s decision to take the case.  PennEast petitioned the court earlier this year to review the U.S. Court of Appeals for…

June 29, 2020
Wyoming, Montana Push for U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Coal Export Dispute

Wyoming, Montana Push for U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Coal Export Dispute

Wyoming and Montana on Tuesday filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging as unconstitutional the state of Washington’s rejection of an export terminal to process the states’ coal supplies for export to Asian markets. The two states in January asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Washington’s denial of a water permit for…

June 24, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Bolsters ACP, but Obstacles Remain

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Bolsters ACP, but Obstacles Remain

Even after a major court victory upheld the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s (ACP) plans to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the latest FERC filings point to the hurdles that remain for the 600-mile, 1.5 Bcf/d project to reach the finish line.

June 19, 2020

‘Not Limited to Pipelines’; Supporters Step Forward to Cheer ACP’s Supreme Court Petition

Given its potential to set a major precedent for future infrastructure development across the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, private and public entities are ratcheting up the debate over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s (ACP) U.S. Supreme Court case.

December 11, 2019
Supreme Court to Hear ACP’s Appalachian Trail Crossing Case

Supreme Court to Hear ACP’s Appalachian Trail Crossing Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s (ACP) appeal of a pivotal appeals court ruling that has jeopardized the natural gas pipeline sponsors’ plans to cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

October 4, 2019

Citizens Group Loses Battle Against Marcellus Gas Well Sites in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by a citizen advocacy group challenging four unconventional natural gas well sites operated by Apex Energy LLC near Pittsburgh, capping a fight that has lasted roughly two years.

May 22, 2019
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