Energy

The foundation of the firm, Van Ness Feldman’s energy practice encompasses matters spanning from renewable energy sources such as solar, biomass, and offshore wind, to traditional energy sources such as natural gas, oil, water, and coal.  We serve a broad, national, clientele with interests throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada.  Our practitioners combine years of experience in both government service and private practice, with innovative ideas and tested strategies to help clients navigate the complex legal, regulatory, policy, transactional, and litigation issues they face.  Clients rely upon the firm to help them attain their goals and business objectives through the early recognition of emerging trends, changes to the regulatory climate, risks, and the opportunities that can lead to successful outcomes.

Sound decisions involving our nation’s energy system must balance science, operations, and public policy. Van Ness Feldman understands the critical importance of this intersection in the regulation of energy.  Our energy attorneys and policy professionals provide comprehensive counsel to the energy industry—supporting a reliable network of connections across the nation.

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Lawrence G. Acker

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1915

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Richard A. Agnew

Chairman

Washington D.C.

202.298.1815

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Anna Skubikowski Aguilera

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-1922

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Janet M. Anderson

Senior Technology and Policy Advisor

Washington D.C.

202.298.1888

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Shannon Angielski

Principal, Governmental Issues

Washington D.C.

202.298.1825

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Gary D. Bachman

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1880

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Kelsey A. Bagot

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-1817

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Erin K. Bartlett

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1812

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Steve Baruch

Senior Energy Analyst

Washington D.C.

202.298.1832

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Marco Bracamonte

Paralegal

Washington D.C.

202.298.1924

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Claire M. Brennan

Senior Paralegal Specialist

Washington D.C.

202.298.1984

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John J. Buchovecky

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1887

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Andrea Hudson Campbell

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1991

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Robert F. Christin

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1987

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Margaret H. Claybour

Partner

Washington D.C.

202-298-1816

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John H. Clements

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1933

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Hunter S. Cox

Law Clerk

Washington D.C.

202-298-1923

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Kyle W. Danish

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1876

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Patrick Daugherty

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1810

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Barbara A. Deathe

Paralegal

Washington D.C.

202.298.1804

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Michael Diamond

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1807

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Norman D. Dicks

Senior Policy Advisor

Washington D.C.

202.298.1855

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Michael D. Farber

Partner

Washington D.C.

202-298-1803

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Shelley N. Fidler

Principal, Governmental Affairs, Energy and Environmental Policy

Washington D.C.

202.298.1905

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Hayley J. Fink

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-1853

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Stephen C. Fotis

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1908

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Haley Mittler Franco

Energy Analyst

Washington D.C.

202.298.1912

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Jessica C. Friedman

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1895

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Patricia F. Godley

Senior Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1940

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Shippen Howe

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1881

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Larry Inouye

Energy Analyst

Washington D.C.

202.298.1943

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A. Gregory Junge

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1945

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Paul Korman

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1830

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Matthew A. Love

Partner

Seattle

206.829.1809

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Emily Pitlick Mallen

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1859

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Michael F. McBride

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1989

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Suzanne Keppeler McBride

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202-298-1921

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Malcolm C. McLellan

Partner

Seattle

206.829.1814

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Ben L. McMakin

Principal, Managing Director, Governmental Issues

Washington D.C.

202.298.1956

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Brian J. McManus

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.3720

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Justin P. Moeller

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1824

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Phil Mone

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-3721

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Margaret A. Moore

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1847

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Tracy A. Nagelbush

Principal, Governmental Issues

Washington D.C.

202.298.1937

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Joseph B. Nelson

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1894

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R. Scott Nuzum

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1951

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Susan A. Olenchuk

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1896

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Brian D. O'Neill

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1983

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Marlys Palumbo

Partner

Seattle

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Richard A. Penna

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1870

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Michael R. Pincus

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1833

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Michael L. Platner

Senior Tax Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1988

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Terese (T.C.) Richmond

Partner

Seattle

206.623.9372

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Tom Roberts

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1930

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Robin M. Rotman

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1836

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Charles R. Sensiba

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1801

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Howard E. Shapiro

Senior Advisor

Washington D.C.

202.298.1884

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Sue D. Sheridan

Senior Policy Consultant

Washington D.C.

202.298.3718

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Darshana Singh

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-3736

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Douglas W. Smith

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1902

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Van F. Smith

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1839

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Michael A. Swiger

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1891

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Robert G. Szabo

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1920

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Gabriel L. Tabak

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1939

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Mealear Tauch

Paralegal

Washington D.C.

202.298.1946

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Andrew M. VanderJack

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1941

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Sharon White

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1871

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Jeffery L. Winmill

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1957

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Julia Scarpino Wood

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1938

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David P. Yaffe

Senior Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1840

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Ben Yamagata

Senior Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1857

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Avi B. Zevin

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1953

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Aliso Canyon Storage Leak

Congressional Outlook 2016: Energy

The Third National Climate Assessment: The Role of District Energy and Combined Heat and Power

Early Clean Power Planning - A Hedging Strategy for Sec. 111(d)

Reducing Methane Emissions from the U.S. Natural Gas Sector

Regulatory Federalism & Development of Electric Transmission: A Brewing Storm?

2014 National Climate Assessment

2014 Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Connecticut Microgrid Reforms May Signal Changes in Other States

Energy Policy, 40 Years Later: Meeting Challenges — Both Old and New

Nuclear Power at the Crossroads

Defining the Bulk Electric System: How Bright is NERC's New 'Bright Line' Rule

Will FERC Abandonment Policy Fit Today's Market and Regulatory Environment?

Market Forces Moving Gas and Electric Industries Toward Consensus on Convergence?

Renewable Energy Certificates: A Patchwork Approach To Deploying Clean Technologies

From Massachusetts to Minnesota: The RPS, Carbon Caps, and the Dormant Commerce Clause in 2010

Small Hydro Projects: 10 Questions Every Developer Should Ask

Federal Clean Energy Standard: Game-Changer or Game Over?

Progressive Policy Decisions Help The Merchant Model Stick

Are State Renewable Feed-In-Tariff Initiatives Truly Throttled by Federal Statutes After the FERC California Decision?

Hydropower: A Renewable We Can Believe In

Ecology Comes of Age: NEPA's Lost Mandate

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Take Center Stage in the Obama Era

The Public Interest Jurisdictionally and Extra-Jurisdictionally: Toward Effective and Empowered Collaborative Institutions for Multistate Decisions on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

U.S. Energy and Climate Change Policy: What to Expect in 2009

Power Administrations Seek Increased Role

Congress and Cellulosic Biofuels: Opportunities and Risks

U.S. Climate Change Policy Will Drive Significant Investment Opportunities in Traditional and Alternative Energy

Clean tech depends on federal policy

FERC's Authority to Impose Monetary Remedies for Federal Power Act and Natural Gas Act Violations: An Analysis

LNG: FERC Asserts Control

Creating a New FERC Licensing Process

Climate Change: The Heat Is On

Designing a Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program for the U.S.

Hydro Licensing Reform: A Comprehensive Look at the Proposals

Electricity regulation: How is federal policy changing?

Designing a Climate-Friendly Energy Policy: Options for the Near Term

News

Van Ness Feldman Hosts a Successful Take Your Child to Work Day

Van Ness Feldman Elects One New Principal, Five New Partners

Van Ness Feldman Named a "Best Law Firm in the US" for 2017

Charles Curtis Discusses the History of FERC

Patrick Daugherty and R. Scott Nuzum Named Of Counsel to Van Ness Feldman

Deepwater Wind Launches Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm

For 12th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

Van Ness Feldman Expands Pipeline Safety Practice

Powering the Future - Introducing Our 2016 Summer Class

The Legal 500 Names Van Ness Feldman Top Tier Energy Regulatory Firm

Norm Dicks Recipient of Homer T. Bone Award

Van Ness Feldman Elects Margaret Claybour and Justin Moeller to Partnership

Van Ness Feldman Named a "Best Law Firm in the US" for 2016

Tyson Kade Named Of Counsel to Van Ness Feldman

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Acquire Kerr Hydro Project in Historic Transaction

For 11th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

The Legal 500 Names Van Ness Feldman 1st Tier Energy Regulatory Firm

AGA and Van Ness Feldman Release 2015-2016 FERC Manual

Van Ness Feldman Welcomes Senator Mary Landrieu

Shannon Angielski Appointed to the National Coal Council

Van Ness Feldman Prevails on Behalf of MoGas in U.S. Court of Appeals

Van Ness Feldman Ranked as a "Best Law Firm in the US" by US News & World Report

For 10th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

Van Ness Feldman Named 1st Tier Energy Regulatory Firm by The Legal 500, United States, 2014

Alaska Lawmakers Approve LNG Project Legislation

The American Gas Association and Van Ness Feldman Release 2014 FERC Manual

Tidal-Power License Issued for Snohomish County PUD

Van Ness Feldman Named "Best Law Firm" in Multiple Categories for 2014

Coal Utilization Research Council's Ben Yamagata Featured on E&E TV

Ben Yamagata Featured on CNN

Kyle Danish Featured at the Bipartisan Policy Center's Clean Air Act Workshop

Rick Agnew and Jon Simon Featured at NHA's Alaska Regional Meeting

Janna Chesno Presents on LNG Export Projects

Lisa Epifani Presents on CFTC's Final Dodd-Frank Rules for Energy Regulation

For 9th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

Susan Olenchuk Presents on PHMSA Regulations at the 36th Annual AGA Legal Forum

Van Ness Feldman Named 1st Tier Energy Regulatory Firm by The Legal 500, United States, 2013

Van Ness Feldman Receives Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2013 Rankings

Congratulations to Partners Susan Olenchuk and Evan Reese on Service to the Energy Bar Association

26 Van Ness Feldman Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America for 2013

Events

21st Annual Mid-C Seminar

Electric Transmission in the West

2017 EBA Annual Meeting & Conference

ABA 2017 Water Law Conference

District Energy: What's Stopping Us from Sharing in the Sharing Economy?

Power Plant Pollutant Control and Carbon Management "MEGA" Symposium

Oregon's Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Plan

HydroVision International 2016

AGA 2016 Legal Forum

A Conservative Clean Energy Agenda

41st International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems

Resilient Energy Systems: District Energy and Microgrids

U.S. Energy Policy in the 2016 Elections and Beyond: Incremental or Transformational?

National Coal Transportation Association 2016 Spring Conference

Montana Energy 2016

Intro to Resilience and Energy Systems

Arctic Encounter Symposium 2016

Energy in the Northeast

Energy Exports in the Pacific Northwest

AGA Legal Forum 2015

HydroVision International 2015

Hydrology and the Law Conference

Legal Essentials for Energy Professionals

Energy Bar Association's Energy Enforcers and Defenders Forum

My Best and Worst Experiences Facing the Appeals Court Judges: Lessons from Real World Experiences

APPA's Legal Seminar

Comprehensive Review of Hydropower in the Northwest

Energy in California

EBA Primer Series: An Introduction to Hydropower Law and Regulation

NIPPC Annual Meeting 2014 - Embracing Change: The Northwest Way

National Geothermal Summit

Energy Export Permitting in the Northwest

IDEA's 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show

3rd Annual Electric Transmission in the West

Electric Utility Rate Cases

27th Annual Campus Energy Conference

17th Annual Energy, Environment & Utility Conference

Buying & Selling Electric Power in the West 2014

2013 Annual Conference

Climate Power Play: Financial, Legislative, and Regulatory Moves Toward a New Energy Enconomy

NWSC's 2013 Fall Meeting

Indiana Energy Conference

APPA Legal Seminar

Edison Electric Institute's Fall Legal Conference

AGA Energy Market Regulation Conference 2013

NHA's 2013 Alaska Regional Meeting

Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Power Plants

Association of Oil Pipelines 2013 Annual Business Conference

17th Annual Mid-C Seminar

AGA Legal Forum 2013

2013 Managing Marcellus Training Series

TEDx EmbryRiddle

16th Annual Energy, Environment & Utility Conference

New FERC Definition of Bulk Electric System

Energy in California: New Policy Drivers, Opportunities and Challenges

Alaska Federation of Natives: Challenges and Opportunities for Renewable Energy in Alaska

NHA/NWHA 2011 Northwest Regional Meeting

10th Annual Gas and Power Institute

NWHA Small Hydro Workshop

6th Annual Renewable Energy in the Pacific Northwest

AGA Legal Forum 2010

New MOU for Hydropower on Federal Lands

2010 Outlook for U.S. Energy and Environmental Policy

Carbon Market Insights Americas 2008

Changes Affecting Hydropower Projects

AGA Executive Conference 2008

Legal, Regulatory & Government Relations Roundtable

HydroVision 2008

Global Warming II: How the law can best address climate change

3rd Annual Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit

FERC Compliance Summit 2008

Air Quality Regulation in California

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law's Special Institute on Resources and Climate Change

Electric Energy: Markets, Regulation and Investment

Cleantech Forum XVI

Powering Our Low Carbon Future

FERC Conference on Enforcement Policy

Energy in Alaska: Emerging Policies, Markets and Resources

Energy in the Northeast

Alternative Energy: Regulations & Technical Developments

Air Quality Regulation in the Pacific Northwest

Alerts

D.C. Circuit Upholds Conditional Certificates for Natural Gas Pipelines

Trump Issues Executive Order Aimed at Expanding Development of Offshore Oil & Gas Resources

DC Circuit's Emera Maine Decision Creates Questions for Electric Utility ROE Policy

California's Cap-and Trade Program Wins in Court, Program's Future Still Unclear

Trump Order Sets Up Rollback of Obama Energy and Climate Action

Administration Takes an Initial Step in its Regulatory Reform Agenda

Executive Actions May Impact the Future of Energy Infrastructure Projects and Domestic Manufacturing

Dakota Access Challenges Army Corps After Easement Determination Stalled

FERC Proposes Market Reforms for Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Resources

FERC Reexamining Policy Governing Length of Hydroelectric Licenses

2016 Election Results: Impacts of the Presidential and Congressional Races

Obama Administration Seeks Tribal Input on Federal Infrastructure Decisions, Dakota Access Litigation Continues

EPA Expands Tribal Authority to Administer Clean Water Act Programs on Reservations

Part of a Host of New Administration Initiatives Addressing Tribal Issues

Federal Intervention in Dakota Access Pipeline Project Focuses on Tribal Consultation Process

BSEE Director Urges Action on Offshore Well Cementing Safety Issues

BSEE Looks to Address Offshore Safety Component Failures at Upcoming Forum

Proposed BSEE Rule Continues Interior Department Focus on Decommissioning Costs and Obligations

Use of Drones for Monitoring and Inspection of Energy Infrastructure

Little-Noticed Provision in BSEE's Well Control Rule May Have a Major Impact on Risk Reduction

BOEM Unveils Significant New Supplemental Financial Assurance Requirements in NTL 2016-N01

Army Corps Proposes Renewal of Nationwide Permits for Work in Waters of the U.S.

EPA Takes Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

Criminal Liability for OCS Contractors Reexamined in Black Elk Decision

Supreme Court Addresses Limits on State Authority to Promote New Generation Development

Proposed Air Quality Rules May Pose Challenge to Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

Recap of Washington Legislative Session: Not For the Faint of Heart

Reflections on the BLM's Proposed Methane and Waste Reduction Rule

FERC Reaffirms Sanctity of Committed Shipper Contracts and Arm's-Length Bargaining

Supreme Court Upholds FERC Rule on Pricing of Demand Response in Organized Electricity Markets

New Rule & Initiatives to Limit Carbon Gaining Traction in Washington State

FERC Applies Order No. 773 to Exempt "Facilities Used in Local Distribution" from Mandatory Electric Reliability Standards

President Signs Permanent Tax Relief for Businesses and Working Americans

Congress Establishes Federal Permitting Reforms for Major Infrastructure Projects

Observations about the Paris Climate Agreement and its Implications for U.S. Businesses

FERC Issues Long-awaited Remand Order Responding to Delaware Riverkeeper v. FERC

New BIA Rule Could Have Unintended Consequences for Business in Indian Country

Van Ness Feldman Publishes Clean Power Plan Resource Guide

EPA Issues Package of Proposed Rules to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

Crude Oil Swaps with Mexico: Is the Export Ban on its Last Legs?

Caught "Short": Are You Better Off Under the Clean Power Plan than You Were 14 Months Ago?

Are You Better Off Under the Clean Power Plan than You Were 14 Months Ago?

EPA Issues Regulations to Control Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Power Sector

FERC Issues "Best Practices" for Natural Gas Industry Outreach to Stakeholders

After Michigan v. EPA: What Comes Next for EPA's Power Plant Mercury Rule?

FERC Issues Final Audit Reports for Colonial Pipeline Company and Enterprise Product Partners L.P.

COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY LEGISLATION

PHMSA Issues Final Rule on Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Rail Operational Controls for Flammable Liquid Transport

Proposed Safety Rule Could Impact Offshore Oil and Gas Operators

BLM Contemplates Oil and Gas Royalty Reform

Shippers Request More Transparency in FERC Form No. 6

FERC Approves Pipeline Modernization Policy Statement

Federal Agencies Issue Revised Interim Final Rules for Trial-Type Hearings; Seek Comments

Policy Outlook for 2015

FERC's Clean Power Plan Technical Conferences: Investigating Reliability, Market Structure, and Infrastructure Impacts of EPA's 111(d) Proposal

Proposed Federal 111(d) Plan: Potential Opportunity for Utilities, Stakeholders, and States to Inform the EPA Process

FERC Offers Analytical Framework for Pipeline Recovery of Costs Related to Safety, Reliability, and Environmental Compliance Costs and Requests Comments

D.C. Circuit Denies Order No. 1000 Appeals, Upholds FERC's Vision for Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

Seventh Circuit Again Rejects FERC's Approval of "Postage Stamp" Cost Allocation for High Voltage PJM Transmission Projects

FERC Holds that Federal Power Act Preempts State Shoreline Management Act for Hydro Tidal Project

Supreme Court Rejects Extending Clean Air Act Permitting Authority Based Solely on GHGs but Upholds GHG Limitations on Otherwise Regulated Stationary Sources

FERC Adopts New Return on Equity Methodology for Electric Utility Ratemaking

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Announces Proposed Sale Notice for Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Energy Area

EPA Proposal for Regulating CO2 Emissions from Modified Power Plants Would Require Efficiency Improvements, But Not CCS

BOEM Takes New Steps Toward Offshore Wind, Marine Hydrokinetic Development Off Atlantic, Pacific Coasts

EPA Issues Proposed Clean Power Plan to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants

D.C. Circuit Vacates FERC Rule on Pricing of Demand Response in Organized Energy Markets

EPA Releases Final Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Power Plants and Other Facilities

FERC NOPR Proposes to Reduce Open Access Regulation of Generator Lead Lines

White House Releases Third U.S. National Climate Assessment

Seaway Initial Decision on Remand Spurns FERC Holding on Committed Shipper Rates and Finds them Subject to Modification

Loan Guarantee Solicitation Announcement for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Senator Landrieu Convenes Hearing to Keep the Lights On

FERC Proposes Reforms to Improve Gas-Electric Scheduling Coordination and Flexibility

DOE Announces New Funding Opportunities for Marine and Hydrokinetic Projects

FERC Orders New Reliability Standards for Physical Security at Critical Facilities

Final Environmental Analysis for Keystone XL Pipeline Project Elevates Climate Change Issues

President Reaffirms Support for "All-of-the-Above" Energy Policy, Announces Initiative to Streamline Energy Infrastructure Permitting

OUTLOOK 2014: KEY POLICY DEVELOPMENTS

FERC Limits Hydro Municipal Preference to Projects in Vicinity of Municipality

Chairman Baucus Releases Energy Tax Reform Draft

FERC Order Permits Rockies Express Pipeline LLC to Move Forward with East to West Transportation of Shale Gas Production

FERC Streamlines Small Generator Interconnection Process

FERC Issues Final Rule Clarifying Work Space Requirements for Section 2.55(a) Auxiliary Installations

Nuclear Waste Fee to Be Suspended Indefinitely

FERC Rule Expands Reliability Requirements For Generator Interconnection Facilities

Yucca Mountain Litigation Saga Update: No Flouting Allowed

Circuit Court Upholds Broad Transmission Project Cost Allocation in MISO

Waiting for DOE Action on LNG Exports, Again

FERC Proposes to Expand Reliability Standards for Certain Generator Interconnection Facilities

Federal District Court Orders Washington State Agencies to Repair Culverts that Block Fish Passage in Violation of Tribes' Treaty Fishing Right

CFTC Issues Final Dodd Frank RTO/ISO and 201(f) Exemptions

FERC Issues Declaratory Order that Ends Practice of Assessing Charges for Use of Non-Federal Lands Subject to Power Site Reservation

D.C. Circuit Upholds FERC's Decision That Rates Resulting from a Capacity Auction are Presumed to be Just and Reasonable

Obama Administration Moves Forward on Cybersecurity

FERC Issues Final Rule on Annual Charges for Use of Government Lands by Hydropower Licensees

In Case of "First Impression" FERC Dismisses Application To Operate Facilities in Hawaii to Receive LNG from Continental U.S.

FERC Allows Merchant and Nonincumbent Participant-Funded Transmission Developers to Allocate 100% of Capacity Through Bilateral Negotiations

FERC Extends Deadline for Compliance and Affirms Basic Determinations of Variable Energy Resource Integration Final Rule

Supreme Court Reverses Ninth Circuit on Clean Water Act Issue

FERC Approves New Definition of Bulk Electric System, Reserves Determination of Which Facilities Are "Used in Local Distribution"

CFTC's General Counsel Issues Clarification Regarding Two-Part Rate Transactions

FERC Finalizes Policy for Advising EPA on Power Plant Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Compliance Extensions

EPA Proposes Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits for New Electric Generating Units

Fifth Circuit Vacates FERC Order Requiring Information Posting by Intrastate Pipelines

FERC Drops Market Manipulation Charges Against National Fuel Marketing, Proposes New Rules on Affiliate Bidding

Updates

Electric Reliability Update - May 15, 2017

Electric Reliability Update - May 1, 2017

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 5

Electric Reliability Update - April 18, 2017

Electric Reliability Update - April 4, 2017

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 4

Electric Reliability Update - March 17, 2017

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 3

Electric Reliability Update - March 1, 2017

Electric Reliability Update - February 16, 2017

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2

Electric Reliability Update - January 30, 2017

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 121 Special Edition

Electric Reliability Update - January 13, 2017

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 1

Electric Reliability Update - December 22, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - December 6, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 12

Electric Reliability Update - November 14, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 11

Electric Reliability Update - October 28, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - October 14, 2016

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 115

Electric Reliability Update - October 3, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 10

Electric Reliability Update - September 16, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 9

Electric Reliability Update - August 26, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - August 12, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 8

Electric Reliability Update - July 27, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - July 8, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 7

Electric Reliability Update - June 27, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - June 3, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 6

Electric Reliability Update - May 23, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - May 6, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - April 25, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Special NHA Edition - Volume 3, Issue 5

Electric Reliability Update - April 8, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 4

Electric Reliability Update - March 25, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - March 15, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 3

Electric Reliability Update - February 29, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - February 12, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 2

Electric Reliability Update - January 28, 2016

Electric Reliability Update - January 11, 2016

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 1

Electric Reliability Update - December 21, 2015

Policy Update: A Period of Significant Development

Electric Reliability Update - December 14, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 12

Electric Reliability Update - November 23, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - November 6, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 11

Electric Reliability Update - October 22, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - October 9, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 10

Electric Reliability Update - September 25, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - September 11, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 9

Electric Reliability Update - August 28, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - August 14, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 8

Electric Reliability Update - July 24, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - July 10, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 7

Electric Reliability Update - June 25, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - June 11, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - May 29, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 6

Electric Reliability Update - May 15, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 5

Electric Reliability Update - April 23, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - April 9, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 4

Electric Reliability Update - March 26, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - March 12, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 3

Electric Reliability Update - February 26, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - February 12, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 2

Electric Reliability Update - January 29, 2015

Electric Reliability Update - January 16, 2015

Hydro Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 1

Electric Reliability Update - December 11, 2014

Hydro Newsletter - Vol. 12

Electric Reliability Update - November 24, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - November 13, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - October 30, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - October 16, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - October 2, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - September 11 - 24, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - September 18, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Aug. 28 - Sept. 10, 2014

Hydro Newsletter - Vol. 9

Electric Reliability Update - August 28, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - August 14 - 27, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 82

Electric Reliability Update - August 14, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - August 1 - 13, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - July 31, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 81

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - July 16 - 30, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - July 17, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - June 26 - July 9, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 80

Electric Reliability Update - June 26, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - June 12 - 25, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 79

Electric Reliability Update - June 12, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - May 29 - June 11, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 78

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - May 15 - 28, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - May 22, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - May 1 - 14, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - May 9, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - April 17 - 30, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - April 2 - 16, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Mar. 20 - Apr. 2, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - March 28, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - March 5 - 19, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - March 14, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Feb. 18 - Mar. 5, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Jan. 30 - Feb. 12, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - February 7, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Jan. 16 - 29, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - January 24, 2014

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Jan. 1 - 15, 2014

Electric Reliability Update - January 9, 2014

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 69

Electric Reliability Update - December 19, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Dec. 4 - 18, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - December 5, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - November 21, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Nov. 7 - 20, 2013

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 67

Electric Reliability Update - November 7, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Oct. 24 - Nov. 6, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - October 25, 2013

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 66

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Oct. 10 - 23, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - October 11, 2013

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 65

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Sep. 19 - Oct. 9, 2013

Pipeline Safety Update - Issue No. 64

Electric Reliability Update - September 26, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - Sep. 3 - 18, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - September 12, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - August 9, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - August 29, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - July 18 - 31, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - July 26, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - July 4 - 17, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - July 11, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - June 20 - July 3, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - June 28, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - June 6 - 19, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - June 13, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - May 23 - June 5, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - May 24, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - May 9 - 22, 2013

Electric Reliability Update - May 9, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - April 25 - May 8, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - April 11-24, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - March 28 - April 10, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - March 13 - 27, 2013

Climate, Energy, & Air Update - January 31 - February 13, 2013