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FERC Terminates Rulemaking Aimed At Incr...

On January 8, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued an Order terminating a rulemaking initiated in Docket No. RM18-1-000 in which the Commission, acting at the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), considered requiring Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs) to establish tariff mechanisms ensuring...

Debra D. Roby and Andrea I. Sarmentero G...

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys, Debra D. Roby and Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón, are featured in the latest edition of District Energy magazine. Read the full article: In the wake of Hughes v. Talen Energy, might states turn to CHP to help meet future energy...

Jennings Strouss Attorneys Recognized in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC announced that attorneys Debra D. Roby, Joel L. Greene, Gary J. Newell, Alan I. Robbins and Deborah A. Swanstrom have been listed in the 2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers® in the area of Energy and Natural Resources. Debra D. Roby is Chair of the firm’s Energy practice group and has extensive experience...

The United States Supreme Court Limited ...

A unanimous decision of the United States Supreme Court issued on April 19, 2016 in Hughes v. Talen Energy held that the State of Maryland’s program to promote development of in-state electric generation assets is preempted by federal law because it “sets” interstate wholesale rates under FERC’s exclusive jurisdiction. The Court, however, was careful to limit its decision...

The D.C. Circuit Rejects FERC’s Geograph...

On November 20, 2015 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit” or “Court”) issued a decision in Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency v. FERC rejecting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or “Commission”) interpretation limiting the municipal preference for preliminary hydropower permits under Section 7(a) of the...

Jennings Strouss Receives National Ranki...

We are pleased to announce that Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC received a Tier 1 National Ranking for Energy Law on the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list compiled by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. We consider this a great and significant honor. Only 37 of the 110 firms included on the national list for Energy Law received the Tier 1 ranking. Jennings,...

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