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Chatterjee Urges EPA 'Self-Restraint' on Clean Power Plan

FERC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are tasked with implementing federal climate policies, not establishing them, and as such the two agencies should act with "self-restraint" in their work on the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP), according to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee. Read More

Chatterjee 'Optimistic' Split FERC Can Reach Consensus on Issues

The recent turbulence at FERC, including former Chairman Kevin McIntyre handing the reins to Neil Chatterjee, a potential fifth commissioner's Senate confirmation delayed by the upcoming midterm elections, and current membership at two Republicans and two Democrats, shouldn't stop the Commission from moving forward with its agenda, the new chief said Wednesday. Read More

Little Need for Trump's Coal, Nuclear Bailout, FERC Tells Senate

None of the five commissioners appointed to FERC believe the kind of emergency exists that would warrant a federal directive typically reserved for wartime and severe grid impairments to bail out faltering coal and nuclear plants. The commissioners’ views emerged during an oversight hearing Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Read More