DC Circ. Says NY Co. Can't Challenge FERC Regs

Law360, New York (February 11, 2011, 6:27 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday threw out a challenge to a series of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders because the New York company planning a future high-voltage transmission line that brought the case doesn't have standing.

New York Regional Interconnect Inc., which is developing the New York state high-voltage transmission line, lacked standing because it didn't have any active proposals for new transmission projects that the FERC orders it challenged would affect, according to a ruling from a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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