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FERC’s pipeline approval process is unconstitutional, says NJ Conservation

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World Pipelines,

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) – the federal agency charged with reviewing applications to permit natural gas pipelines – has contended a complaint filed by the Eastern Environmental Law Center (EELC) and Columbia Environmental Law Clinic on behalf of New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation). The complaint states that FERC is acting unconstitutionally by not ensuring that the lands it authorises pipeline companies to seize are being put to a public use.

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