Piedmont Envtl. Council v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

ELR Citation: ELR 20036
No(s). s. 07-1651 et al (4th Cir. Feb 18, 2009)

The Fourth Circuit held that the Federal Power Act (FPA) does not grant the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) permitting jurisdiction when a state denies approval of a permit application within one year. Two state utilities commissions and two community interest organizations challenged se...