Policy & Regulation

FERC denies review of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Project approval

The US FERC has denied a request to revisit its approval of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Project in northwestern Massachusetts.
By Staff reporter 30 August 2017 0 27387

The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has denied a request to revisit its approval of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Project in northwestern Massachusetts.

"While the project would have long-term impacts to state protected forest, the effects of tree clearing would be lessened by environmental conditions placed on the project," FERC said.

Local protesters waited a year for the commission to make the decision and have now requested a rehearing, local news reported.

Protesters have raised concerns over 6 km of gas storage loop that...