The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday told a Washington, D.C., federal judge that environmental groups’ challenge to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s pipeline approval process would “cripple” FERC’s ability to fulfill its responsibilities and harm other agencies as well.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network has alleged that FERC is “subject to an impermissible temptation to be biased in favor of the private companies” because of its reliance on regulatory fees from industry for its budget, but in a statement of interest, the DOJ said the nonprofit’s lawsuit…
The Delaware Riverkeeper group has a slew of issues they’re battling (http://www.delawareriverkeeper.org/ongoing-issues) and we environmental activists are so grateful for it. If it weren’t for riverkeeper groups our rivers and streams would be so much worse!
If you can help, please do. Thanks