BP and Exxon Mobil produce massive amounts of oil in Alaska and have discovered huge gas resources that are stranded in the North Slope, which the proposed LNG project would allow that gas to access markets around the world.
General Court leaves it up to the member states to enforce the rules.
Milestone achieved three months ahead of schedule.
Proposed capacity expansion involves pipe from Crane Station to Gray Oak Crane Station.
State agency says construction of NESE would violate water quality standards.
Rules apply to operation, not construction of gas pipeline.
A federal judge’s decision makes it unlikely that the natural gas line will be completed in 2020.