FERC Must Weigh Antitrust Claims In Decisions: AAI

Law360, New York (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Seeking to intervene in a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission case over a utility's transmission planning process, the American Antitrust Institute has accused FERC of improperly finding that it does not have to consider antitrust violations related to agency decisions because of lack of jurisdiction.

The AAI — along with the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association — filed an out of time motion to intervene Thursday in the commission's case accepting the transmission planning process submitted by New York Independent System...
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