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FERC Issues Final Rule on Transmission Line Ratings

USA - December 22 2021 On December 16, 2021, the Commission issued its final rule on transmission line ratings that reforms both the pro forma Open Access Transmission…

FERC Directs Pipeline to Respond to Potential Certificate Violations

USA - December 22 2021 On December 16, 2021, FERC ordered Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. And its subsidiary Rover Pipeline, LLC (“Rover Pipeline”) to explain why it should…

FERC Finalizes Revisions to Dam Safety Regulations

USA - December 21 2021 On December 16, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued a final rule amending its regulations governing the dam…

Department of Energy Issues Report on Hydropower Permitting

USA - December 21 2021 On October 21, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) issued An Examination of the Hydropower Licensing and…

District Court for Western Dist. of WA Dismisses Tribe’s Suit Against Seattle City Light

USA - December 21 2021 On December 3, 2021, Judge Barbara Rothstein of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington dismissed a suit brought by the…

FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Penalty to Ampersand Cranberry Lake Hydro

USA - December 21 2021 On October 21, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued an Order to Show Cause and Notice of Proposed Penalty to…

FERC Approves $300,000 Settlement Between ReliabilityFirst and Ohio Valley Electric Corp. for Violations of NERC Reliability Standards

USA - December 13 2021 On November 26, 2021, FERC issued a notice stating that it would not review a Notice of Penalty filed by the North American Electric Reliability…

Applicants for Jordan Cove LNG Project Request FERC to Vacate Authorizations

USA - December 10 2021 On December 1, 2021, Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline (the “Jordan Cove Developers” or “Developers”) notified the…

FERC Accepts CAISO Tariff Changes for Co-located and Hybrid Resources

USA - December 10 2021 On November 30, 2021, FERC issued and order accepting a California Independent System Operator Corporation (“CAISO”) tariff filing designed to…

Final Sixth Circuit’s Briefing Schedule Likely Delays the December 6 Deadline Set by OSHA’s ETS

USA - December 7 2021 Q. What is the status of the Sixth Circuit’s consideration of the challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency…