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Regulatory Reform: Where Are We Now?

Several departments have released the regulatory reform reports requested by the Trump Administration’s Executive Order 13783, which is intended to speed the progress of and lower the costs of infrastructure and energy projects. Reports are in from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of the Interior (DOI), Department of Energy (DOE), and Department of Commerce, … Continue Reading

D.C. Circuit Vacates FERC Order Upholding Monetary Penalty for Federal Agency Violation of Reliability Standards

In a unanimous opinion issued on August 22nd, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (D.C. Circuit) vacated an order issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) upholding the assessment of a monetary penalty against the Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA), a federal Power Marketing Administration (PMA) under the jurisdiction of the … Continue Reading
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