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Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The D.C. Circuit denied a petition challenging a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order directing a pipeline operator that expanded its pipeline and added compressors to carry gas shipped by several new customers to allocate...

Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The D.C. Circuit denied petitions to review two Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations concerning the project design and capacity expansion of Alaska natural gas transportation projects. The petitioner wants to...

Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court dismisses petitions for review of two Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) orders concerning the calculation of settlement statements relating to the California energy crisis. The California Independent System Operator...

National Comm. for the New River v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court dismisses an environmental group's petition for review of seven Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) orders concerning a natural gas pipeline extension from Virginia to North Carolina. The group lacked standing to...

Save Our Sebasticook v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm

The court dismisses in part and denies in part a petition for judicial review of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to allow an owner and operator of a hydroelectric project on the Sebasticook River in Maine to...

Jupiter Energy Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The Fifth Circuit vacated the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) decision that two natural gas pipelines perform a "transportation" function rather than a "gathering" function, thereby subjecting them to FERC jurisdiction's...

An Analysis of the Factors That Courts Use to Determine Whether a Regulation Is Voluntary; A Threshold Determination Courts Make Before Granting Judicial Review of an Order

In 1999, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 2000.1 Order 2000 gave public utilities the option to voluntarily participate in a regional transmission organization (RTO). A public utility participating in an RTO...

An Analysis of the Factors That Courts Use to Determine Whether a Regulation Is Voluntary; A Threshold Determination Courts Make Before Granting Judicial Review of an Order

In 1999, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 2000.1 Order 2000 gave public utilities the option to voluntarily participate in a regional transmission organization (RTO). A public utility participating in an RTO...

Arizona Corp. Comm'n v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The D.C. Circuit held that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) properly modified the terms, set forth in earlier settlements, under which three natural gas shippers must ship gas over the lines of the El Paso Natural Gas...

California Power Exch. Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court denies a California public utility's petition for a writ of mandamus staying various aspects of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order addressing the crisis surrounding California's restructuring of its...