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Oversight of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: June 12 U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing

June 13, 2019

By: Walter G. Wright

Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law

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The Subcommittee on Energy of the United States House Energy and Commerce Committee (“Subcommittee”) held a hearing on June 12 titled:

Oversight of FERC: Ensuring Its Actions Benefit Consumers and the Environment

The witnesses included the Chairman and Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”):

  • The Honorable Neil Chatterjee, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • The Honorable Cheryl A. LaFleur, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • The Honorable Richard Glick, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • The Honorable Bernard L. McNamee, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The topics of the Oversight hearing included:

  • Role of the FERC
    • Electricity
    • Hydroelectric Power
    • Natural Gas
  • Grid Resilience and Reliability

A link to the Subcommittee hearing, witnesses’ written statements, and a Subcommittee memorandum can be downloaded here.

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