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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

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

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit denied petitions to review three FERC orders concerning cost sharing for certain upgrades to the Mid-Atlantic electricity transmission grid. Petitioners argued the Commission departed from precedent without adequate...

H.R. 309

ELR Congressional Update

85 FR 66287

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 4673

ELR Congressional Update

Too Much Risk, Too Little Reward

ELR Article

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is a little-known and too-often ignored federal authority with the power to block or rapidly accelerate the transition to a clean energy future, and is thus indispensable to addressing...

Markets, Externalities, and the Federal Power Act: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Authority to Price Carbon Dioxide Emissions

ELR Article

Electricity generation in the United States is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions, which cause severe climate change-related harms. Despite the severity of those harms, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC...