Sierra Club v. FERC

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20104
No(s). 16-1939 & 16-1387 (D.C. Cir. Aug 22, 2017)

The D.C. Circuit held that carbon emissions from gas-burning power plants should have been considered in federal regulators’ review of a Florida natural gas pipeline. Environmental groups and landowners challenged a FERC decision to approve the construction and operation of three new interstate na...