Discussing FERC And EPA Interplay

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 2:42 PM EST) -- The agenda for the next Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reliability technical conference on Nov. 29-30, 2011, recognizes the interplay between Environmental Protection Agency requirements and FERC’s reliability jurisdiction.

The agenda reflects FERC's increased focus on the intersection of economics regulation and environmental regulation of the energy industry.

The first day of the conference will explore the progress made on the priorities for addressing risks to reliability identified in earlier FERC technical conferences. The second day is devoted to environmental regulation and integrated resource planning.

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