Natural Gas Act (NGA)

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…

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…

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…

The D.C. Circuit invalidated FERC's longstanding practice of issuing tolling orders to extend the statutory period for acting on requests for rehearing of its orders, in a lawsuit concerning…

The D.C. Circuit vacated FERC's refusal to allow a natural gas pipeline company to impose incremental-plus rates to cover the costs of an expansion project. The company argued that FERC…