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  1. FERC denies Texas PUC request to waive federal law

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 May 2001

    By Ann de Rouffignac OGJ Online HOUSTON, May 17 --Federal regulators said Texas can't ignore a federal law governing electric utilities' power purchases from small power producers as the state institutes a competitive electricity market

  2. FERC chairman says federal law not needed for Alaska gas line

    Online Articles

    Thu, 29 Nov 2001

    Pat Wood III, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chairman, Thursday said federal legislation isn't needed to accelerate construction of a pipeline to deliver Alaskan gas to the Lower 48 states. He said an existing interagency task force would be able to speed the permitting process.

  1. PPL charges Montana regulators violating 'federal law'

    Online Articles

    Tue, 26 Jun 2001

    statement Tuesday, PPL said the Montana Public Service Commission's (PSC) actions are "clearly in violation of federal law . We bought these power plants in Montana with the understanding that they would operate as merchant plants, selling

  2. RFS and health care

    Article

    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    identical. In both, Americans face the need to part with money for failing to meet impossible requirements imposed by federal law . Common to both issues is a government trying to do too much. When a requirement that individuals using new government

  3. NGVs, electric cars deserve same federal support, backers say

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Jul 2012

    natural gas vehicles (NGVs) told a US Senate committee that they’re seeking equal, not special, treatment under federal law . NGVs provide comparable environmental and energy security benefits as their electric counterparts and deserve similar

  4. PHMSA advises pipelines to share emergency plans with responders

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Nov 2010

    liquids pipelines to share their emergency response plans with local emergency response officials as required under federal law . Pipeline operators are required to have written procedures for responding to emergencies and to include provisions

  5. Groups sue BLM over New Mexico oil, gas operations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2009

    Bureau of Land Management, claiming the agency violated federal law in granting oil and gas leases on public land in New ..... court to suspend the leases pending full compliance with federal law . The leases are in San Juan basin near Farmington and

  6. Groups sue BLM over New Mexico oil, gas operations

    Online Articles

    Sun, 18 Jan 2009

    Bureau of Land Management claiming the agency violated federal law in granting oil and gas leases on public land in New ..... court to suspend the leases pending full compliance with federal law . The leases are in San Juan basin near Farmington and

  7. Special Report: States regulate hydraulic fracturing well, officials testify

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Jul 2009

    US states already regulate hydraulic fracturing aggressively and effectively, and a federal law would be redundant, two officials told a US House subcommittee in early June. “As the head regulator of oil and natural gas development

  8. States already regulate hydraulic fracturing well, officials testify

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Jun 2009

    Editor WASHINGTON, DC, June 8 -- US states already regulate hydraulic fracturing aggressively and effectively, and a federal law would be redundant, two officials told a US House subcommittee on June 4. “As the head regulator of oil and natural gas

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