Court Upholds FERC Rule On Electricity Prices

Law360, New York (June 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A court ruled on Friday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had acted responsibly when it approved new administrative charges for electricity users in the Midwest, although they were paying a “grandfathered” fee from an older system for managing electricity.

“Under our particularly deferential standard of review for the Commission's decision-making, we conclude that FERC considered substantial evidence that the proposed tariff was assessed to collect charges associated with new services and that its decision to approve that tariff was rational,” said Thomas Griffith, a judge...
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