770 F.2d 1144 (D.C. Cir. 1985), 84-1580, Wisconsin Gas Co. v. F.E.R.C.

Docket Nº:84-1580, 84-1623 and 85-1015.
Citation:770 F.2d 1144
Party Name:WISCONSIN GAS COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors. ANR PIPELINE COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors. GREAT LAKES GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FEDERAL EN
Case Date:August 20, 1985
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
 
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770 F.2d 1144 (D.C. Cir. 1985)

WISCONSIN GAS COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent, Michigan

Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

ANR PIPELINE COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

GREAT LAKES GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

TRANSWESTERN PIPELINE COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

MIDWESTERN GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

TENNESSEE GAS PIPELINE COMPANY, a DIVISION OF TENNECO INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

CITY GAS COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

MADISON GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

WISCONSIN POWER & LIGHT COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

WISCONSIN NATURAL GAS COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

WISCONSIN POWER & LIGHT COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

PANHANDLE EASTERN PIPE LINE COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Gas Utilities Company, et al., Intervenors.

TRUNKLINE GAS COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Gas Utilities Company, et al., Intervenors.

MIGC, INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, et al., Intervenors.

ARKANSAS LOUISIANA GAS COMPANY, a DIVISION OF ARKLA, INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd., et al., Intervenors.

TRANSCONTINENTAL GAS PIPE LINE CORPORATION, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd., et al., Intervenors.

ALGONQUIN GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd., et al., Intervenors.

TEXAS GAS TRANSMISSION CORPORATION, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Consumers Power Company, et al., Intervenors.

PACIFIC INTERSTATE OFFSHORE COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Consumers Power Company, et al., Intervenors.

CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION, Northwest Natural Gas

Company, Washington Natural Gas Company, Petitioners,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Consumers Power Company, et al., Intervenors.

ARKANSAS LOUISIANA GAS COMPANY, a DIVISION OF ARKLA, INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, et al., Intervenors.

TRANSWESTERN PIPELINE COMPANY, Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent,

Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd., et al., Intervenors.

MIGC, INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent.

ARKANSAS LOUISIANA GAS COMPANY, a DIVISION OF ARKLA, INC., Petitioner,

v.

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, Respondent.

Nos. 84-1358 to 84-1360, 84-1364, 84-1407, 84-1408, 84-1413

to 84-1418, 84- 1433, 84-1434, 84-1441, 84-1446, 84-1463,

84-1470, 84-1474, 84-1487, 84-1489, 84-1490, 84-1556,

84-1580, 84-1623 and 85-1015.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

August 20, 1985

Argued April 2, 1985.

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Petitions for Review of Orders of the Federal Energy Regulatory commission.

Raymond N. Shibley, Washington, D.C., with whom Patrick J. Whittle, Washington, D.C., was on brief, for Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co. and Trunkline Gas Co., petitioners in Nos. 84-1433 & 84-1434, and intervenors in Nos. 84-1358 to 84-1360, 84-1364, 84-1407, 84-1408, 84-1413 to 84-1418.

Platt W. Davis, III, Washington, D.C., for Ark. La. Gas Co., petitioner in Nos. 84-1463, 84-1556, and 85-1015.

Bruce F. Kiely, Washington, D.C., with whom Catherine C. Wakelyn, was on brief, for Wis. Gas Co., et al., petitioners in Nos. 84-1358, 84-1413 to 84-1418.

James T. McManus, Washington, D.C., with whom Dale A. Wright, Harold L. Talisman, Washington, D.C., Michael R. Waller, Houston, Tex., and Terence J. Collins, Washington, D.C., were on brief, for Midwestern Gas Transmission Co. and Tenn. Gas Pipeline Co., petitioners in Nos. 84-1407 and 84-1408. Gregory Grady, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for Midwestern Gas Transmission Co. in No. 84-1407.

James D. McKinney, Jr., Washington, D.C., with whom William R. Mapes, Jr., Washington, D.C., and Narinder J.S. Kathuria, were on brief, for Great Lakes Gas Transmission Co., petitioner in No. 84-1360.

James W. McCartney, Houston, Tex., and Judy M. Johnson, Houston, Tex., were on briefs, for Transwestern Pipeline Co., petitioner in Nos. 84-1364 and 84-1580, and Tex. Eastern Transmission Corp., petitioner in No. 84-1446. David T. Andril, Washington, D.C., Carol A. White, Richard C. Alsup, and Cheryl M. Foley, Houston, Tex., were also on brief, for petitioner Transwestern Pipeline Co., and Bolivar C. Andrews, Houston, Tex., was on brief, for petitioner Tex. Eastern Transmission Corp.

Thomas D. Clarke and Glen J. Sullivan, Los Angeles, Cal., were on brief, for Pacific Interstate Offshore Co., petitioner in No. 84-1489.

Michael B. Silva, Robert W. Best, Christopher T. Boland, John F. Harrington, and William A. Williams, Houston, Tex., were on brief for Tex. Gas Transmission Corp., petitioner in No. 84-1487. Robert W. Perdue, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for Tex. Gas Transmission Corp.

Thomas F. Ryan, Jr., Robert G. Hardy, and Michael J. Fremuth, Washington, D.C., were on brief, for Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp., petitioner in No. 84-1470, and intervenor in Nos. 84-1358 to 84-1360, 84-1364, 84-1407, 84-1408, 84-1413 to 84-1418.

David L. Huard, Norman A. Pedersen, Roger B. Coven, and Rachelle B. Chong, Washington, D.C., were on brief, for MIGC, Inc., petitioner in Nos. 84-1441 and 84-1623.

John T. Ketcham and Joseph O. Fryxell, Washington, D.C., were on briefs, for Algonquin

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Gas Transmission Co., petitioner in No. 84-1474, and Cascade Nat. Gas Corp., et al., petitioners in No. 84-1490. Robert A. Nelson, Jr., Portland, Or., was also on joint brief, for petitioners in No. 84-1490. Ted P. Gerarden, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for Algonquin Gas Transmission Co. in No. 84-1474.

William W. Brackett, Daniel F. Collins, Terry O. Vogel, and Richard W. Miller, Jr., Washington, D.C., were on brief, for ANR Pipeline Co., petitioner in No. 84-1359.

Ernest C. Baynard, III, Deputy Gen. Counsel, F.E.R.C., Washington, D.C., with whom Jerome M. Feit, Sol., F.E.R.C., and A. Karen Hill, Counsel, F.E.R.C., Washington, D.C., were on brief, for respondent. Barbara J. Weller, Counsel, F.E.R.C., Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for respondent.

Richard A. Solomon, Washington, D.C., for joint intervenors in Nos. 84-1358, et al. David E. Blabey, David D'Alessandro, and Richard Solomon, Washington, D.C., also entered appearances for intervenor Public Service Com'n of the State of N.Y.

Michael B. Day, San Francisco, Cal., with whom J. Calvin Simpson, San Francisco, Cal., was on brief, for intervenor Public Utilities Com'n of the State of Cal. in Nos. 84-1358 to 84-1360, 84-1364, 84-1407, 84-1408, 84-1413 to 84-1418.

Jeffrey M. Petrash, Detroit, Mich., with whom James H. Holt, Paul W. Mallory, and Mary Baluss, Washington, D.C., were on joint brief, for intervenors Inter-City Gas Corp., Mich. Consol. Gas Co., and Nat. Gas Pipeline Co., Jeffrey M. Petrash, James H. Holt, Paul W. Mallory, William Warfield Ross, and Daniel L. Koffsky, Washington, D.C., were also on brief, for intervenors American Iron & Steel Institute, et al. Toni K. Allen, William Warfield Ross, and Daniel L. Koffsky, Washington, D.C., entered appearances for intervenor Consumers Power Co. Paul E. Goldstein, Chicago, Ill., also entered an appearance for intervenor Nat. Gas Pipeline Co. George B. Mickum, III, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for intervenor Inter-City Gas Corp.

Thomas M. Patrick, Chicago, Ill., with whom James Hinchliff and Karen Cargill, Chicago, Ill., were on brief, for intervenor Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co. Richard E. Terry, Chicago, Ill., also entered an appearance for Peoples Gas Light &amp...

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