Over the past 30 years FERC has granted permits for all but two proposed interstate gas pipelines. It is a rubber stamp agency.
The newest FERC appointees Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson have ties to fossil fuel companies and utilities.
Opponents of fossil fuel infrastructure are protesting Powelson and Chatterjee’s nominations.
Energy Transfer Partners finds itself embattled anew over the preservation of historic sites, this time in Ohio.