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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is the U.S. agency that permits and regulates fracked gas pipelines and export terminals.

(For oil and tarsands pipelines, permitting and regulation are managed by state-based agencies (often times the “Public Utilities Commission”) and other federal agencies, including the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Dept. of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) within the Dept. of Transportation.)

An Interstate Natural Gas Facility on My Land? What Do I Need to Know? (FERC 2015).WhatYouNeedToKnow
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U.S. Energy Information Association

Congressional Research Service

Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines: Process and Timing of FERC Permit Application Review

National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives (NAPSR)

The National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives (NAPSR), established in 1982, is an organization of state agency pipeline safety managers who are responsible for the administration of their state’s Pipeline Safety Programs.

Rights of Wisconsin Landowners Under Eminent Domain

Wisconsin Eminent Domain Landowners Guide

Chester County, Pennsylvania Pipeline Information Center

Landowners Resource Guide for Pipeline Easements and Rights-of-Way (December 2015)

Texas Landowners Bill of Rights

Texas Landowners Bill of Rights
Pipeline Fighters Hub