Appeals Court Upholds FERC Order

Law360, New York (February 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The town of Norwood, Mass. will have to pay fees in order to terminate its purchasing agreement with a power company, after an appeals court affirmed a previous order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Agreeing with FERC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit on Friday ruled that New England Power Co. had the right to charge Norwood contract termination fees. The town had contended that FERC had never approved the charge.

The appeals court did, however, remand part of the Commission’s order...
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