SCOTUS Denies Bid to Keep Gas Moving Via St. Louis-Area Pipeline

Oct. 15, 2021, 8:16 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Spire STL Pipeline’s request to pause a D.C. Circuit ruling that tossed the project’s regulatory approval, which the company has said risks a loss of gas service for thousands of customers in the St. Louis region this winter.

Chief Justice John Roberts denied the application without comment.

The 65-mile pipeline, which has been carrying gas since December 2019, won approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 2018. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated FERC’s certificate for the project.

The appellate panel found the commission failed to properly ...

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