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The Boulder County Business Report
Boulder files to avert Xcel obligation
Attorneys for the city of Boulder on Friday filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission related to the possible creation of a local electric utility.
Fri May 17, 2013
Boulder asks feds to limit cost of divorce from Xcel
Attorneys for the city filed a petition Friday with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C. The petition asks the commission to "confirm" that the city won't owe Xcel any money for investments the utility makes in order to produce power for the city.
Thu May 16, 2013
AGA Releases 2013 FERC Manual for Natural Gas Utilities and Other...
Since the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, in which Congress gave the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission powerful enforcement authority, local distribution companies and other users of pipeline services have been a particular focus of attention from FERC's Office of Enforcement.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Consumer Advocacy Groups & Trade Associations Form Energy Policy Coalition
New Jersey's extraordinarily high energy rates and the approximately $8 billion in energy proposals before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the New Jersey Legislature have brought together AARP New Jersey, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey , New Jersey Citizen Action , New Jersey Large Energy ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
CFTC (And FERC) Compliance Managers Take Note - CFTC Schedules...
At its open meeting on May 16, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on the final interpretative rule for disruptive trading practices under Section 747 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Mon May 13, 2013
New England grid operator agrees to cost-cutting
New England's electric grid operator has agreed to cut nearly $3 million in spending and end a pension plan for new employees in a settlement with officials in five states who said spending was excessive.
Sun May 12, 2013
Meetings planned on Conn. River relicensing
As the two utilities that generate hydroelectricity along the Connecticut River prepare for their first relicensing in decades, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is planning a series of meetings to gather public comment studies that it plans to incorporate into the process.
Sat May 11, 2013
Princeton asks federal officials to study environmental impact of proposed pipeline
The new Princeton logo designed by town resident Jeff Leonard. Leonard beat out 74 other entries in a contest to design the new logo used by the consolidated Princeton.
Thu May 09, 2013
FERC takes more time on JPMorgan power rehearing request
U.S. federal energy regulators on Thursday gave themselves more time to consider a request for a rehearing by a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co Inc on how the bank will comply with a six-month ban on physical power trading at market-based rates.
Wed May 08, 2013
REGULATORY: FERC: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Bulk Electric System Cyber Security Standards
On April 18, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking stating that it intends to approve Version 5 of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation , which pertain to the cyber security of the bulk electric system.
JPMorgan received 'Wells-type' notice
In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
FERC Issues Notice of Technical Conference Scheduled for July 9, 2013 under AD13-6
Take notice that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a Technical Conference on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
New England Women in Energy and the Environment to Honor Exceptional...
New England Women in Energy and the Environment will recognize the leadership and achievement of four outstanding women in the energy and environmental industries at its Third Annual Awards Gala on May 8 in Boston.
Tue May 07, 2013
LNG expansion raises a trucking issue
Carl Elmore-The Elba Island LNG terminal, located on the Savannah River about eight miles from its mouth, could house two additional storage tanks by 2012.
Washington: Notice of Commission Staff Attendance
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hereby gives notice that members of the Commission's staff may attend the following meetings related to the transmission planning activities of ISO New England Inc., New York Independent System Operator, Inc., and PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.: Joint Inter-Regional Planning Task Force/Electric System Planning ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
TransCanada Files for Rates for Using the Keystone XL Pipeline at FERC
This notice is in the Federal Register today and appears to address what rates TransCanada can charge for transporting crude in its pipeline.
Christian Science Monitor
JPMorgan Chase accused of rigging energy markets
The lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters is shown in New York. The nation's largest bank is facing the possibilities of stiff penalties from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a low-profile agency charged with regulating the sale of electricity.
Eco-groups worried about impacts of Maryland LNG export terminal
A coalition of local, regional, and national groups are objecting to the environmental impacts posed by the proposed Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, saying the project would hurt the Bay's economy and ecology, increase air pollution, and hasten fracking and drilling in neighboring states.
Occupy the Pipeline: Fracking Threat Comes to NYC
A massive new pipeline that will carry hydrofracked gas is being constructed in New York City.
Sun May 05, 2013
Stock Market Review
US stock market daily report
J.P. Morgan Chase has the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, on its tail this time, the eighth federal agency pursuing legal action against the bank.