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The United States Court of Appeals for t...

On August 8, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (“Fifth Circuit” or “Court”) issued a Decision on El Paso Electric Company’s (“El Paso”) petitions for review of FERC Orders addressing compliance with the requirements of Order No. 1000, et al., in the WestConnect planning region. The Decision vacated and remanded as arbitrary and capricious...

Public Power Law Firm Hosts Client Dinne...

Public power law firm, Jennings Strouss, hosted a client appreciation dinner at the Space Needle, in Seattle, Washington, Sunday, June 17th, 2012. Jennings Strouss is a gold level sponsor of the 2012 APPA National Convention. The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and peers while learning about the complex issues...

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rul...

(Marietta, Ga. – August 5, 2011) – Cobb EMC today announced the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ruled the cooperative did not violate the Federal Power Act (FPA) or anti-market manipulation regulations. In the ruling, the commission concluded “it does not find good cause to institute an investigation” of Cobb EMC and its affiliated entities, and “the complaint is...

APPA Announces July 19 Webinar on Strate...

On Tuesday, July 19, APPA will hold a webinar, “Strategic Planning for Utility Boards and City Councils,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. Once legal and fiduciary duties are met, among the most important aspects of utility governance are establishing the mission/vision for the organization and setting the utility’s direction, usually through the strategic planning process. In...

Video: American Public Power Association...

June 19, 2011 the American Public Power Association hosted its annual conference in Washington, D.C..  Energy law firm, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon was a sponsor. The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and peers while learning about the complex issues facing public power utilities. The 2011 program featured some...

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