The natural gas pipe’s delay to summer 2022 is due to regulators’ request for time to review certification applications.
The state’s Department of Environmental Quality denied a water permit for the Southgate natural gas pipeline.
The operators of the line, led by Energy Transfer LP, sought a stay from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, saying it would allow the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to continue operating.
High costs, regulatory hurdles and environmentalist opponents have made it difficult to construct major natural gas pipelines out of Appalachia.
Pipeline company argues that the Natural Gas Act allows it to exercise the power of eminent domain.
Canadian government cites the threat to nests of the migratory Anna’s Hummingbird in its order to suspend work on the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Canadian energy company asks court to put its case in abeyance as it assesses the status of state water permits.
Canadians are pushing on several diplomatic fronts against Mich. Gov. Whitmer’s order to shut Enbridge’s Great Lakes oil pipeline.