Description: Challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorization of construction and operation of the 261 Upgrade Project, a set of projects in southern Massachusetts to increase transportation capacity on the existing Tennessee Gas Pipeline system.
Status: Petition for writ of certiorari denied. [ 02/19/2019 ]
Description: Action brought by religious order of Roman Catholic women that owned property in Pennsylvania to challenge FERC's authorization of natural gas pipeline that would pass through the property.
Status: Motion for preliminary injunction granted and motion to dismiss denied. [ 12/13/2017 ]
Description: Action seeking declaratory judgment that federal law preempted state environmental permitting requirements for gas pipeline project and also seeking to enjoin enforcement of state permitting requirements to interfere with project.
Status: FERC's motion for voluntary remand granted. [ 02/28/2019 ]
Description: Petition seeking declaratory order that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation had waived jurisdiction over water quality certificate for interstate natural gas pipeline project.