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4th Cir.: District court couldn’t hear pipeline challengers’ suit (access required)

Congress stripped district courts’ jurisdiction to hear the claims of landowners challenging provisions of the Natural Gas Act, under which Mountain Valley Pipeline obtained administrative approval to begin construction. The district court properly dismissed their suit. Background The Plaintiffs are landowners along the path of a proposed natural gas pipeline to be constructed by Appellee Mountain Valley ...