DC Circ. Orders FERC To Explain Rate Suspension

Law360, New York (August 10, 2010, 3:37 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it must explain its reasons for suspending a rate set by Chehalis Power Generating LLC for reactive power supplied to the Bonneville Power Administration.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a FERC ruling that found Chehalis had charged the BPA with a changed rate. That ruling allowed the agency, under the Federal Power Act, to suspend the new rate and require Chehalis to...
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