Fast-tracking Gas Pipelines

The “Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act” would have subverted state and local government agencies, undercut public transparency, and limited environmental review in the permitting of new gas pipelines. It would have given ultimate authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an agency with a poor record of environmental protection, to issue pipeline permits with minimal environmental protections and public participation.

Read our letter opposing H.R. 2910

The pro-environment vote is NO.

H.R. 2910 passed the House on July 19, 2017 with a vote of 248-179