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Worries Abound As FERC Quorum Shortfall Hits 3-Month Mark

Law360, New York (May 3, 2017, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Wednesday marks the three-month anniversary of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission losing a quorum of commissioners, rendering the agency unable to act on anything requiring a vote. And with no nominees put forth yet by the Trump administration, there's growing concern over the agency's inability to do its job, from reviewing natural gas infrastructure projects to oversight of the U.S. electricity grid and regional electricity markets.

"Day to day, no [problems], but looking forward, we're clearly at the point where it's challenging our ability to plan," said Day Pitney LLP partner Dave Doot, who serves as general counsel for the New...

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