Rover Pipeline is seeking approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to start service on a new compressor station and a pipeline lateral that extends into western Pennsylvania, Kallanish Energy reports.
The companies behind the stalled Constitution natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania and New York state have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reconsider an early decision to uphold a state denial of a water permit, Kallanish Energy reports.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has completed a final supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), including an analysis of greenhouse gases that would be created by the natural gas transported via the Southeast Markets Pipelines in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
New England power plants were forced to burn two billion gallons of oil over four days in early January when the bomb cyclone smacked the six states — vividly illustrating the need for additional natural gas pipelines, a FERC commissioner said last week.
Neil Chatterjee, one of three Republican commissioners on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said last week the commission should be more “friendly” to landowners as it evaluates its policies on reviewing applications for interstate pipelines.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling that greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas pipelines and the impacts of those emissions should be considered when such projects are approved, Kallanish Energy reports.