Bush Taps Two Names To Fill Energy Regulation Spots

Law360, New York (December 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Handing down a list of nominations on Wednesday, President George W. Bush asked Congress to let Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff serve a second term and to appoint a former mine-safety commissioner to become assistant secretary of energy for fossil energy.

Wellinghoff has been a member of FERC since 2006. He was nominated to serve the remainder of a five-year term ending on June 20, 2013.

Before joining the commission, Wellinghoff was in private practice focusing exclusively on client matters related to renewable energy, energy...
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