FERC News


» Message to FERC: Think Beyond Bulk Power to Achieve Grid Resilience
By Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
May 18, 2018

» Court flags concerns about judicial review of FERC permits
By Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News
May 14, 2018

» 4 Things To Watch As FERC Sets Sights On Pipeline Policies
By Keith Goldberg, Law360
May 14, 2018

» Notice of Inquiry for Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Facilities
(Docket No. PL18–1–000)
Federal Register Volume 83, Issue 80 (April 25, 2018)
*This announcement kicks off a 60-day comment period.
See PLAN-NE’s page
  for more info on how to participate.


» FERC, called a ‘rubber stamp’ by critics, begins policy review for approval of natural gas pipelines
By Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight (StateImpact / NPR)
April 23, 2018

» FERC issues NOI seeking comments on gas pipeline evaluations
By Gavin Bade, Utility Dive
April 20, 2018

» U.S. to Review Gas Pipeline Policy for First Time Since 1999
By Stephen Cunningham, Bloomberg
April 19, 2018

» FERC du Soleil
By Kelsey Tamborrino, Politico
April 19, 2018

» Is FERC bent on approving pipelines? Judges weigh claim
By Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News reporter
March 23, 2018

» FERC pipeline review stokes divide between environmental groups
By John Siciliano, Washington Examiner
December 26, 2017

» Gas rush: FERC’s pipeline approvals underline persisting controversy over permitting
By Gavin Bade, Utility Dive
November 28, 2017

» Pipeline protesters return to FERC energized by recent wins, Trump backlash
By  Sean Sullivan, S&P Global Blog
September 20, 2017

» Legislation introduced to make FERC pipeline process more transparent
By News Staff, CBS19, Charlottesville, VA
June 7, 2017

» Trump’s Failure to Fill Key Government Posts is Stalling Key Pipeline Projects
By Jim Geraghty, National Review
April 5, 2017

» Exposed: Husband of FERC Official Responsible for Reviewing New Spectra Energy Pipelines Consults On Related Spectra Project
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
November 1, 2016

» FERC Chairman Used Not-Yet-Published Guidelines to Deny Wrongdoing in Hiring of Contractor for Spectra Pipeline
By Itai Vardi, DeSmogBlog
October 19, 2016

» Federal court rules FERC doesn’t have to review upstream impacts of LNG
By Susan Phillips, State Impact
July 1, 2016

» Former FERC Official Hired By Company With $1.8 Million Stake In Spectra Energy Pipeline Project He Had Reviewed
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog
June 6, 2016