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  • July 20, 2017

    KO Transmission Settlement Results in Lower Than Proposed Rates

    Elizabeth Zerby, Acting Director of the Division of Pipeline Regulation in FERC’s Office of Energy Market Regulation, approved an uncontested settlement submitted by KO Transmission Company resolving all issues in dispute in a proceeding considering KO Transmission’s 2016 rate increase proposal.
  • July 17, 2017

    Capacity Release Rules Waiver Helps Exelon’s Reorganization Efforts

    FERC Staff waived the Commission's capacity release rules and related tariff provisions to allow Constellation Energy Services Inc. and Constellation Energy Services — Natural Gas LLC to permanently release natural gas transportation and storage capacity to CNE Gas Supply LLC.
  • July 14, 2017

    Staff Alleges Rover Violated Natural Gas Act

    FERC issued notice that its enforcement staff has preliminarily determined that Rover Pipeline LLC and Energy Transfer Partners L.P. have violated the Natural Gas Act and regulations by not providing all information necessary to advise the Commission fully concerning the construction of the Rover Pipeline Project.
  • July 13, 2017

    Commission Will Not Consider NETOs’ Appeal

    Acting FERC Chairman Cheryl LeFleur, in her role as Motions Commissioner under Rule 715, denied a request from the New England Transmission Owners to refer their interlocutory appeal of certain rulings of the Chief Administrative Law Judge to the full Commission.
  • July 11, 2017

    Green Power’s Intervention Request Denied

    FERC's Secretary, Kimberly Bose, found that Green Power Energy LLC's explanation that it delayed filing its motion to intervene until after FERC staff accepted a notice of cancellation because of faulty legal advice "does not meet the higher burden of justifying its late intervention."
  • July 10, 2017

    FERC Staff Alleges ATC Violated Federal Power Act Sections

    FERC’s Secretary issued a “Staff Notice of Alleged Violations” stating that “in a nonpublic investigation pursuant to 18 C.F.R. Part 1b, the staff of the Office of Enforcement ... has preliminarily determined that American Transmission Company, LLC (ATC) violated Sections 203 and 205 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) between 2006 and 2014."
  • July 10, 2017

    Secretary Dismisses NMFS’ Second, Unnecessary Intervention Notice

    FERC’s Secretary, Kimberly Bose, dismissed a notice of intervention filed by National Marine Fisheries Service on June 23, 2017 in a relicensing proceeding for Eugene Water and Electric Board’s Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project No. 2242 on the McKenzie River in Lane and Linn Counties, Oregon.
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