No. 14-1275.

827 F.3d 36 (2016)

SIERRA CLUB and Galveston Baykeeper, Petitioners v. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent. American Petroleum Institute, et al., Intervenors.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 28, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nathan Matthews argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the briefs was Sanjay Narayan , New York, NY.

Robert H. Solomon , Solicitor, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were David L. Morenoff , General Counsel, and Karin L. Larson , Attorney, Washington, DC.

Jonathan S. Franklin , Washington, DC, argued the cause for respondent-intervenors Freeport LNG Development, L.P., et al. With him on the brief were Lisa M. Tonery , New York, NY, and Charles R. Scott , Shreveport, LA.

Catherine E. Stetson , Washington, DC, was on the brief for intervenor American Petroleum Institute in support of respondent. Stacy R. Linden and Benjamin Norris IV entered appearances.

Before: ROGERS, GRIFFITH, and MILLETT, Circuit Judges.

The Sierra Club and Galveston Baykeeper (the "Associations") take issue with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision authorizing Freeport LNG Development, L.P. to redesign its liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas to support export operations. Specifically, the Associations argue that the Commission's analysis...


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