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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

86 FR 43590

ELR Federal Agency Update

Public Citizen, Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit granted in part and denied in part a challenge to FERC's orders addressing complaints over the results of a 2015 auction for electrical capacity in Illinois. A public interest group had complained the auction had...

You Can't Take Them Like That, It's Against Regulation

ELR Article

This Comment is written from the perspective of a practicing attorney who represents clients on the issues addressed in Prof. Joshua C. Macey’s Zombie Energy Laws, and focuses on the filed rate doctrine, which is one of...

National Parks Conservation Ass'n v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit upheld FERC's denial of an environmental group's motion to intervene in post-licensing deadline extension proceedings for a hydroelectric project in California. The group had argued that FERC violated Rule 214 of the...

Funding and Facilitating Public Participation at FERC

ELR Article

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has embarked on an effort to implement a long-dormant provision of the Federal Power Act, §319, which could lead to broader participation by diverse and underresourced constituencies in...

Vote Solar v. Farmington, City of

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit reversed dismissal of a lawsuit concerning a New Mexico city's imposition of fees on residents who generate their own electricity via solar panels. The residents and an advocacy group argued the city's fees amounted to...

86 FR 16298

ELR Federal Agency Update

Shafer & Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit granted in part, denied in part, and dismissed in part a petition to review FERC's approval of changes to dam operations in northwest Indiana after determining that the hydroelectric dam partially caused mussel deaths,...

H.R. 2215

ELR Congressional Update

S. 641

ELR Congressional Update