Richard Kanoff was quoted in multiple articles regarding the First Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision that the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC will need final approval from Massachusetts environmental regulators to start building a natural gas pipeline project. The decision helps preserve states' roles in the permitting process and could embolden states and pipeline opponents to drag out reviews of projects already approved by the federal government.

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1st Circ. Bolsters State Powers In Gas Pipeline Reviews

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