Agencies Look To Resolve Offshore Energy Dispute

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service said Thursday that they were close to resolving a dispute over who should oversee offshore renewable energy projects.

At a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, C. Stephen Allred of MMS said his agency had sent a memorandum of understanding draft to FERC and was awaiting a reply.

“There are always turf issues,” Allred said. “We have to work through them, and we're committed to do...
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