DC circ. Questions to FERC Pipeline Challengers

By Clark Mindock (January 19, 2022, 8:13 p.m. EST) – The DC Circuit on Wednesday questioned whether environmental advocates were simply challenging the findings of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission during an environmental review of a powerhouse expansion. controversial pipeline, noting that a disagreement in politics would not make a decision illegal by itself.

This line of questioning came from Judge Sri Srinivasan after Benjamin Luckett – an attorney for the Appalachian Mountain Advocates arguing on behalf of that group and the Sierra Club – told the court that pipeline expansion approvals from Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC and Dominion Energy Inc. should not have been granted, given the frequent problems encountered on the main line of…

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