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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the United States federal agency with jurisdiction over interstate electricity sales, wholesale electric rates, hydroelectric licensing, natural gas pricing, and oil pipeline rates. FERC also reviews and authorizes liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, interstate natural gas pipelines and non-federal hydropower projects.==History==A predecessor agency, the Federal Power Commission, was founded in 1920 to allow cabinet members to coordinate federal hydropower development. - Source: Wikipedia
Sniper sabotage of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. substation last year prompted a California lawmaker to introduce legislation on Monday that would require state utilities to beef up security.
The Salish and Kootenai tribes would have to pay nearly $18.3 million to acquire a northwestern Montana hydroelectric dam from PPL Montana, an arbitration panel has determined.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission has sent a letter to federal regulators in support of a proposed $2.6 billion pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The Snohomish County Public Utility District hopes to have a study of a proposed dam on the South Fork Skykomish River ready for public comment early next year.
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Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams Partners says it's planning to seek approval for a $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania that it hopes to complete in 2017.
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Sempra International says it has received the final Energy Department permit it needs for a proposed expansion of its Cameron LNG natural gas terminal in Hackberry.
Four U.S. senators concerned about the sabotage of Silicon Valley's power grid and phone lines last April asked federal officials on Friday if mandatory security standards are needed.
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