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Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit held that FERC violated the Federal Power Act (FPA) when it issued a preliminary permit for a hydroelectric project in Polk County, Iowa, to a private developer. The case involved FERC's interpretation of FPA §7(a),...

Granholm ex rel. Mich. Dep't of Natural Resources v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court holds that a state's failure to seek rehearing of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) order on remand in a case involving a hydroelectric power license application deprives the court of jurisdiction. After...