Description: Challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorization of liquefied natural gas terminal on the Gulf Coast and a related pipeline system.
Vecinos para el Bienestar de la Comunidad Costera v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 02/20/2020 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed. Challenge to Gulf Coast LNG Terminal Filed in D.C. Circuit. Environmental and community groups, the City of Port Isabel, and two individuals filed a petition seeking review of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorizations for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Gulf Coast in Texas and a related new interstate natural gas pipeline system that would transport natural gas to the terminal for processing, liquefaction, and export. Before FERC, the petitioners raised issues regarding the projects’ effect on global greenhouse gases as well as the projects’ impacts on health, safety, and quality of life in nearby communities.