• DC Circuit Agrees to Review FERC Practice Called “Kafkaesque”

    The D.C. Circuit will take a closer look at a federal energy agency’s review practice that has long frustrated natural gas pipeline challengers and was recently derided by one judge as a “Kafkaesque regime.”

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Dec. 5 agreed to rehear a case involving the Transcontinental Pipeline’s Atlantic Sunrise project, which » Continue Reading. Continue reading

  • State rejects Dominion’s flawed energy plan

    Today, the Virginia State Corporation Commission rejected Dominion Virginia Energy’s 2018 integrated resource plan, citing “considerable doubt regarding the accuracy and reasonableness” of Dominion’s electricity demand forecast and flaws in its assumptions about new fossil fuel generation. The Commission’s decision cites testimony submitted by lawyers from Appalachian Mountain Advocates, on behalf of Sierra Club, challenging the accuracy of Dominion’s demand » Continue Reading. Continue reading