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03/20
DOE may be prime target for Trump budget cutters
The steep spending cuts that President Trump will soon call for from federal agencies would fall particularly heavily on the Energy Department unless the Trump budget team...
03/20
Audio/Powerpoint of Q&A with FERC Staff on Operating Without a Quorum Now Available
On February 22, the Energy Bar Association and Dentons US LLP held a Q&A with senior Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) officials on how the agency would operate in...
03/20
Trump to nominate McIntyre, Chatterjee, Powelson to FERC, reports say
President Trump is expected to nominate energy lawyer Kevin McIntyre, longtime Senate aide Neil Chatterjee, and Pennsylvania utility regulator Robert Powelson to serve on the...
03/20
A 'Freedom Caucus' for the environment?
Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo fired back March 10 when U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt dismissed the link between carbon dioxide and global warming. The Florida lawmaker, who...
03/20
Artificial power island in the North Sea could supply renewable energy to 80 million in Europe by 2050
A huge artificial island with its own airstrip and harbor will be built in the North Sea to power Europe by 2050. The 2.5-square-mile island is part of plans for a “crazy and...
03/07
DC Bar Seeks Steering Committee Members
The D.C. Bar sections would like to invite you to make recommendations to our nominating committees for the vacancies on steering committees in 2017-18.   Steering committee...
02/23
Chicago Energy Attorneys Patrick N. Giordano and Paul G. Neilan Announce Filing of Federal Lawsuit Against Illinois Power Agency Director Anthony Star in His Official Capacity
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02/22
FERC Staff Discuss the Impact of the Commission’s Lack of a Quorum
Much of the normal business conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continues unabated according to four senior FERC officials from the Office of General...
02/21
Former FERC Commissioner Assess the Road Forward for Agency Under Trump Administration
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) lack of a quorum will have serious implications on the agency's rule-making ability as time passes suggested four former FERC...
02/14
House energy panel to begin heavy lift on Trump's infrastructure plan
The House energy committee next week will begin the heavy lifting in considering a number of changes to energy and environment law needed to get President Trump's infrastructure...