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GHG measurement ruling won’t thwart FERC’s pipeline review change

By Keith Goldberg (February 16, 2022, 7:14 PM EST) – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s decision to strengthen climate change reviews of natural gas projects won’t be derailed by a recent court ruling blunting a government tool for measuring greenhouse gas pollution costs, though legal uncertainty may affect how aggressively FERC uses the tool, agency observers say.

FERC is due to unveil a long-awaited revision to its 1999 pipeline approvals policy at its monthly public meeting on Thursday, along with a policy outlining how the agency should consider GHG emissions in its pipeline project reviews. gas infrastructure. FERC has sought in-depth comment on climate issues through an extensive public comment process over…

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