Mountain Valley foes ask court to halt construction
Courtroom critics of the Mountain Valley pipeline yesterday asked federal judges to build on developers' decision to voluntarily suspend construction in light of a challenge to a key project approval.
Federal judge rejects Md. eminent domain bid
A federal court in Maryland yesterday struck down a pipeline developer's attempt to use eminent domain to seize public land for its project.
Judge: No more NEPA studies needed for Nev. leases
A federal judge last week agreed to rethink his interpretation of Bureau of Land Management regulations but stopped short of requiring the agency to complete a more stringent environmental analysis of oil and gas leasing in Nevada.
States draw new battle lines on Trump carbon rule
A multistate challenge of the Trump administration's Clean Power Plan replacement this week highlighted key shifts in state views of federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.
D.C. Circuit closes door on FERC climate redux
Judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday gave their final word on a challenge to federal climate analysis for natural gas infrastructure.