Saul Ewing represents pipeline company in support of FERC approvals

Saul Ewing represents pipeline company in support of FERC approvals
Pipeline Co. Backs FERC OK Of $607M Expansion Project
August 17, 2016
Keith Goldberg
Law 360

Saul Ewing’s representation of the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) is mentioned in this article in Law 360. The article explains that an environmentalist group is challenging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s approval of permits for the expansion of the Leidy Pipeline, claiming that they violated the Clean Water Act by approving tree-cutting activities. The article notes that Transco is defending FERC arguing that tree-cutting doesn't trigger CWA permitting requirements. The appeals court said that FERC authorization for clearing trees wasn't tied to the certification issued by Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection.

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