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FERC

abbr.
Federal Emergency Regulatory Commission
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The new policy, the authors write in FERC Should Rescind Its Notice of Alleged Violations Policy, was designed to provide for early public disclosure of FERCs enforcement investigations, but it was controversial since it upset a long-established policy that FERC investigations were kept nonpublic, unless and until FERC either issued an order approving a settlement between Enforcement and the investigation subject or initiated an enforcement action.
The letter sent to Congress states that FERC Chairman Norman Bay and past Chairs Cheryl LaFleur, Jon Wellinghoff and Joseph Kelliher openly acknowledged the problem of pipeline overcharges and the need for Congress to pass legislation to address it.
Wellinghoff was the lone dissenting vote in September 2008 when FERC approved the latest terminal, the Bradwood Landing project in Oregon.
Concerned about state and local resistance, Congress included a provision in the recently passed energy bill that gives FERC sole jurisdiction over LNG facility siting.
FERC needs to show how its proposals address end user concerns if it hopes to have its design clear the barriers presently being thrown in its path.
In its notice on the proposed rule, FERC specifically solicits comments on whether the rule should be expanded to require the submission of Connected Entity information from non-RTO/ISO market participants.
says this is the first time FERC has opened a section 5 (under the Natural Gas Act) rate case on its own.
Mary O'Driscoll, a FERC spokeswoman, explains that in deciding on the $2 million penalty for Columbia, FERC weighed a lot of factors, "only one of which was the number of days of violation.
Since 1920, FERC has ordered the removal of just seven of the 1,600 dams under its control (all for safety reasons after the owners had abandoned them).