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2nd Circ. Sides With FERC On New NY Energy Zone

Law360, New York (April 3, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit sided with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday on the creation of a new energy transmission zone in New York’s Hudson Valley, allowing a potential $280 million annual rate increase to go into effect over the objection of the state’s utility regulator.

The New York State Public Service Commission cannot block the creation of the new zone, approved by FERC in 2013, because it could not convince the Second Circuit that the federal agency acted arbitrarily by approving the supposedly unjust rate...
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Central Hudson Gas & Electric v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm


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14-1786

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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May 28, 2014

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