-- FERC approves two West Coast gas pipelines
FERC Apr. 24 approved two natural gas pipeline proposals aimed at West Coast energy markets. Northwest Pipeline Corp. received a certificate to construct and operate $75.2 million natural gas pipeline facilities in Thurston and Grays Harbor counties, Wash. In a separate action, Kern River Gas Transmission Co. won approval to build a $28.9 million lateral pipeline northeast of Los Angeles. Both firms are units of Williams Cos. Inc., Tulsa.