The Spire pipeline will be allowed to continue operations, according to a ruling Friday.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission extended Spire Missouri’s emergency pipeline permit through winter.
In June, a federal appeals court panel ruled that the FERC didn’t adequately demonstrate the need for the 65-mile pipeline that was approved in 2018 and runs through parts of Illinois and Missouri. It was ordered to shut down the Spire STL Pipeline by Dec. 13.
Spire warned 400,000 homes in the St. Louis…