Natural Resources (generally)

The D.C. Circuit denied environmental groups' and township's petitions to review FERC's approval of an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a…

The D.C. Circuit denied a city's second petition to review FERC's order granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a natural gas pipeline from Ohio to…

The D.C. Circuit denied environmental groups' petition to review FERC's order approving an extension of a natural gas pipeline into North Carolina. The groups specifically challenged the…

The D.C. Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of landowners' challenge to FERC's authority to grant pipeline certificates. The landowners asked the district court to…

A district court denied a landowner's motion to temporarily enjoin a natural gas pipeline developer from blasting aquifers along a route approved by FERC that crossed his property. The…

An Illinois appellate court set aside the Illinois Commerce Commission's decision to allow the Dakota Access oil pipeline to double its capacity by adding more pumping stations. Environmental…

The D.C. Circuit ordered FERC to consider whether to stay a certificate for a pipeline that would carry natural gas from western Canada to a proposed export terminal in Oregon in light of the…

A district court upheld in part and vacated in part a 2016 rule of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONNR), which effectively changed how royalties owed to the federal government are…

The U.S. Supreme Court held, 5-4, that the Natural Gas Act (NGA) authorizes FERC certificate holders to condemn all necessary rights-of-way, whether owned by private parties or states, in a…

The D.C. Circuit vacated FERC's issuance of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a natural gas pipeline in the St. Louis area. An environmental group argued…