Obama FERC Pick Offers Scant Ammo To Potential Detractors

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 6:28 PM EST) -- The relatively light energy policy resume of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission enforcement chief Norman Bay, President Barack Obama's latest pick to head the agency, means he might not carry the political baggage that sank Obama's previous nominee, experts say.

Obama on Thursday tapped Bay, FERC's top cop since 2009, for a commissioner spot with the intention of elevating him to the chairman post upon confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The White House is hoping for a better outcome after the nomination of ex-Colorado utility regulator Ron...
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