High Court Won't Take Up FERC Tariff Change Cases

Law360, Washington (February 24, 2014, 12:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up two appeals against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's orders allowing a regional transmission organization to charge its members to finance the construction of transmission lines for electricity generated by remote wind farms.

The high court denied two petitions for certiorari from Michigan's attorney general and several energy companies who claimed they will bear excessive costs for Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc. transmission projects.

In 2010, MISO sought FERC's approval to impose a tariff on its 130...
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