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Commissioner warns of FERC retreat on transmission rate incentives

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2012

On the very last business day of 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) used its authority under Section 219 of the Federal Power Act to grant New Jersey’s Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) rate incentives for construction of a large transmission project (the “NGR Project”), including a 25 basis-point adder to PSE&G’s return on equity (ROE) for project expenditures

FERC assesses penalties for late qualifying facility self-certifications

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2012

A recent order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “the Commission”) demonstrates the importance of timely compliance with the qualifying facilities (“QF”) regulations

Deadline approaching for conversion to FERC’s new eTariff requirements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2010

All companies with FERC tariffs are required to refile their currently effective tariffs no later than September 30 to comply with the FERC's electronic tariff (eTariff) requirements established in Order 7141

The attractive C corporation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

In August a major energy company announced that the corporate managing partner would tender to buy out the publicly traded interests in its master

Montana to lease coal?

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2008

Yesterday, Montana state officials acknowledged that Rothschild, a London investment bank, is asking them to put up 550 million tons of coal for lease

EPA updates oil and gas standards for storage tanks

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2013

EPA officially announced updates to its April 2012 oil and natural gas standards for storage tanks. Updates to the regulations call for phased

Deploying Near-Zero Technologies for Coal

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2008

A report entitled, "Deploying Near-Zero Technologies for Coal: A Path Forward," was recently distributed at the annual meeting for the Western Governors' Association

Interior Secretary renews pause of deepwater drilling

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2010

On Monday, July 12, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar again ordered a pause in deepwater drilling, a moratorium that applies to all drilling from floating rigs

FERC issues new civil penalty guidelines based on US sentencing guidelines

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2010

In another step in the evolution of its enforcement program, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the "Commission") recently announced a statement of policy that revises the Commission's approach to imposing civil penalties for violations of its statutes and regulations by adopting the approach of the United States Sentencing Guidelines for organizations

Federal government stepping up criminal enforcement actions against oil and gas drilling companies

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

In the last few months, the federal government has ramped up criminal enforcement actions against oil and gas drilling companies for violations of