Nominees to fill three FERC vacancies said they would put energy affordability and reliability above other concerns if selected for the positions. They also said a buildout of natural gas infrastructure may be needed to support the growing energy needs of the United States. 

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources last week questioned President Biden’s nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The president in February nominated Democrats Judy Chang and David Rosner, as well as Republican Lindsay See.

The nominees would fill three expected vacancies at FERC, which must have a minimum three-person quorum in order to operate. Commissioner Allison Clements, a Democrat, is planning to leave in June. 

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