FERC

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, October 25th:

FERC Approves Construction of Nexus Pipline in Ohio

Oct 12, 2017
Pipeline
NEXUS GAS TRANSMISSION

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave final authorization Wednesday to begin construction of the Nexus gas pipeline through northern Ohio. Communities along the way have tried to stop or re-route the pipeline and lawsuits are still pending.   

Former Akron Police Chief James Nice
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU public radio

Here are your headlines for Friday, September 1:

Alan Wenger
hhmlaw.com

The Senate has confirmed Trump Administration nominees to fill two of four vacant seats on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. That gives FERC enough members for a quorum--meaning it can to do official business again.  Resignations, term expirations and an appointment backlog at the White House left FERC with too few members for major action for six months.

Ohio Groups Oppose President Trump's FERC Nominees

Jul 4, 2017
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FERC

Local groups in Ohio and across the natural-gas-producing areas of the northeast are pressing for a rejection of President Trump’s nominees to the federal agency that oversees interstate pipeline projects. As WCPN's Matt Richmond reports for Ohio Public Radio, if approved, the nominees would restore a quorum at the agency, allowing it to resume issuing permits.

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