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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
When federal regulators come knocking, most companies usually hire a Washington-connected lawyer to try to find a settlement that will get them out of trouble with the least possible damage, both financially and to their reputations.
Gulf LNG Liquefaction Co. is compiling data to support an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to add liquefaction and export capabilities to its $1 billion liquefied natural gas storage terminal in Pascagoula.
Federal regulators say that Dominion's proposal to export liquefied natural gas from a terminal in Cove Point, Maryland, would pose "no significant impact" on the environment - a positive step for the company.
The city of Natchez is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to deny American Midstream Partners' petition to abandon the Midla natural gas pipeline in Mississippi and Louisiana.
A Texas company that is proposing a $2 billion, 730-mile high-voltage line that would funnel power from wind farms in western Kansas to out-of-state sites has received key federal approval to start negotiating agreements to sell capacity on the line.
Federal energy regulators improperly allowed widespread access to a sensitive document that outlined specific locations where the nation's electric grid is vulnerable to physical threats, a government investigator said Wednesday.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding public meetings this week to gather feedback on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Constitution Pipeline.
Montana's Public Service Commission is improperly hindering small, renewable energy projects in the state, federal regulators said.
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 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.
Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed an additional $32.7 million for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project, but that is contingent upon the Alaska Energy Authority securing land access permits required for field studies and other work.
The White House's nominee to a top energy post withdrew on Monday, conceding defeat in a fight that had turned into a major battleground for President Obama's climate agenda.
President Obama's nominee to head an obscure but powerful energy panel is in deep trouble on Capitol Hill, but the White House said Thursday it's still standing by Ron Binz in what is shaping up to be a major battle over Mr. Obama's climate agenda.
President Obama's nominee to a top energy post is hanging on by a thread after a poor performance last week at a confirmation hearing where he failed to win over key supporters and even appeared to have misled a Senate committee about his record of support for a coal-fired energy plant.
President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asked top officials at BP oil company to lobby on his behalf, further expanding the list of lobbyists and former lobbyists Ron Binz has worked with as he's tried to win the chairmanship of the obscure but powerful panel, according to new emails released this week.