BRIEF-FERC denies approval for Veresen's Pacific Connector, Jordan Cove LNG Terminal

Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:04pm EST
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March 11 (Reuters) - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    * FERC says it denies Veresen Inc's request for
certificate authority to construct and operate Pacific Connector
Gas Pipeline 
    * FERC says its findings does not support that "public
benefits of the Pacific Connector Pipeline outweigh the adverse
effects on landowners"
    * FERC says " without a pipeline connecting it to a source
of gas to be liquefied and exported, the proposed Jordan
Cove LNG Terminal can provide no benefit to the public"
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 (Reporting By Nallur Sethuraman in Bengaluru)