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FERC Shifts Gears on Environmental Reviews for Natural Gas Pipelines

FERC by a 3-2 vote has denied a request for rehearing of its April 2016 decision to issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Dominion Transmission Inc.'s New Market project, with the majority declaring that it will continue to take into account proposed pipelines' potential greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but not their impacts on natural gas production and consumption. Read More

PJM Asks FERC for Advice on Power Subsidies in Era of Natural Gas, Renewables

PJM Interconnection on Monday filed a nearly 500-page document with FERC seeking guidance on how competitive wholesale electricity markets should address state subsidies for faltering coal and nuclear power plants, and it put forth proposals to achieve the tricky balance as more legislatures in its service territory consider bailouts for the resources.  Read More