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Climate Implications Of FERC Proceedings

Climate Implications Of FERC Proceedings

Full Title: Climate Implications Of FERC Proceedings
Author(s): Ari Peskoe
Publisher(s): Harvard Law School, Environmental Law Program
Publication Date: November 1, 2017
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The paper also connects FERC’s authority over electricity markets and transmission to state renewable energy laws and summarizes FERC’s role in implementing the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). Finally, the paper reviews the Natural Gas Act, explains how FERC reviews infrastructure siting applications, and summarizes legal arguments that advocates are pursuing to compel FERC to consider climate change effects in its decisions.

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