Allegheny Defense Project v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Citation: 49 ELR 20133
No(s). 17-1098 (D.C. Cir. Aug 2, 2019)

The D.C. Circuit upheld FERC's approval of a natural gas pipeline that would run from northern Pennsylvania to Alabama. Environmental groups and landowners argued that FERC violated NEPA by failing to factor downstream greenhouse gas emissions into its evaluation of the project's environmental impac...