Supreme Court Seeks SG's View On FERC-Approved Costs

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 2:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, mulling a dispute between a Kansas City Power & Light Co. unit and the state of Missouri, asked the solicitor general Monday to weigh in on whether the Constitution's supremacy clause allows state regulators to prevent a utility from recovering federally-approved transmission costs of importing out-of-state power.

KCP&L argues that the Missouri Court of Appeals wrongly backed the state Public Service Commission's decision barring its KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations unit from baking into its retail rates wholesale transmission costs for importing power...
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