Natural Gas Act (NGA)

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…

A district court granted a pipeline company's motion for partial summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning a Virginia county board's denial of the company's request to traverse…

The Third Circuit vacated a district court decision granting a gas pipeline company's orders of condemnation and preliminary injunctive relief for immediate access to properties along the…

The D.C. Circuit remanded to FERC for further explanation of its order authorizing a company to construct an interstate natural gas pipeline through Michigan and Ohio and to use eminent domain to…

In an unpublished opinion, the D.C. Circuit denied environmental groups' petitions to review FERC's issuance of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of the…

The Fourth Circuit affirmed district courts' injunction orders granting a pipeline company immediate possession of necessary easements along its FERC-approved pipeline route by eminent domain…