Federal Panel Denies Petition By Groups Challenging Gas Facility Conversion

(August 5, 2016, 1:52 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 15 denied the petition of an environmental group that argued that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) failed to conduct a proper environmental assessment regarding the conversion of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility into a mixed-use import and export terminal that would handle shipments of hydraulically fractured gas from the Marcellus Shale Play (EarthReports Inc. d/b/a Patuxent Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, et al., No. 15-1127, D.C. Cir.; 2016...
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