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Tennessee Gas Expansion Project Gets D.C. Circuit’s Sign-Off

June 4, 2019, 4:24 PM

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. can go ahead with construction on a new natural gas compression facility outside of Nashville even though the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was “decidedly less-than-dogged” during the certification process, the D.C. Circuit said June 3.

The arguments made by the Nashville residents challenging the agency’s process in granting a certificate of public convenience to the Broad Run Expansion Project couldn’t overcome the general deference reviewing courts give to agency actions, the court said in its per curiam opinion.

The project is intended to provide an incremental 200,000 dekatherms per day of uninterrupted gas service within Tennessee ...

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