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FERC Commissioners Deny Necessity Of Coal, Nuke Bailout

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission members said Tuesday that there are no current national security-related grid threats that warrant propping up struggling coal and nuclear power plants, a position that puts them at odds with the Trump administration and its calls for such a bailout.

A Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing that featured all five FERC commissioners touched on several policy issues the agency is grappling with. But the issue clearly on the mind of most lawmakers was President Donald Trump's recent order that...
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