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Emily Thomas Article Examines Pipeline Projects Stalled by Litigation

Articles / January 9, 2019

Counsel Emily Thomas authored an article published in the December 2018 issue of The American Oil & Gas Reporter. The article, “Court Rulings Stymie Pipeline Projects,” discusses the legal challenges facing pipeline projects in the Appalachian and Mid-Atlantic regions. In particular, Thomas writes about the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which has faced numerous court reviews and delays despite the urgent need for large-scale transmission capacity. She concludes, “[N]ow more than ever, it is vital for developers to buttress their permitting and project activities with careful legal and regulatory planning, with the assumption that litigation may be waiting around the corner, regardless of public or governmental support for a project.”

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