Top energy regulator backs pipeline standards after Colonial Pipeline hack

Several members of the House subcommittee oppose expanding power of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By: - January 25, 2022 3:00 am
Sign protesting XL Keystone pipeline on a storefront in Polk, Nebraska

Some of the same landowners who opposed the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada testified recently for a bill providing more power for landowners if a pipeline is abandoned. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.