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FERC Approved NEXUS Pipeline After Companies Behind Project Lobbied for New Commissioners

Powelson and Chatterjee

In one of their first major decisions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), President Trump’s newly appointed commissioners Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson approved the controversial NEXUS natural gas pipeline.

Yet DeSmog has found that in the months leading up to the appointment of the new commissioners, the companies behind the pipeline engaged in a lobbying blitz to support their nomination and confirmation.

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U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FERC
Rob Powelson
Neil Chatterjee
NEXUS pipeline
natural gas pipelines


This post first appeared on DeSmogBlog | Clearing The PR Pollution That Clouds, please read the originial post: here

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