Bloomberg Law
April 18, 2022, 2:10 PMUpdated: April 18, 2022, 2:35 PM

Spire STL Pipeline Denied High Court Review of Nixed Permit (1)

Maya Earls
Maya Earls
Legal Reporter

A lower court’s decision to toss the federal government’s approval of the already-built Spire STL Pipeline in Missouri won’t face U.S. Supreme Court review, the high court decided Monday.

Spire STL Pipeline LLC and Spire Missouri Inc. wanted the justices to intervene after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s original certificate order for the project. Households and businesses in the St. Louis area risked losing gas service as a result of the agency’s delay and the D.C. Circuit’s decision, the companies told the court Dec. 3.

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