DC Circ. Denies Conn. AG's Challenge To FERC

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's rejection of a challenge by the attorney general of Connecticut over the structure of the state's electricity market.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday that FERC’s decision to deny Connecticut's challenge to a ruling that set electricity fees for the “forward capacity market” in New England was not arbitrary or capricious, a decision that denied Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's petition for review of FERC's ruling.

The decision stems...
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