Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Spire STL Pipeline Receives Federal Approval

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4, 2018 (STL.News)– Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an order issuing a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Spire STL Pipeline, enabling the St. Louis region to receive a new source of natural gas. With this approval, the pipeline will move forward with land acquisition and other … Continue reading Spire STL Pipeline Receives Federal Approval

WASHINGTON | Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration’s claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation’s power grid. “There is no immediate calamity or threat,” the Republican chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission told Congress. Existing power sources are sufficient to satisfy the nation’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

Oroville crisis drives harder look at aging US dams

SAN FRANCISCO /February 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Federal dam regulators say they are looking hard at how they missed the built-in weaknesses of the nation’s tallest dam. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says in a letter sent late last month it wants owners of the 1,700 hydroelectric dams it regulates to look just as hard … Continue reading Oroville crisis drives harder look at aging US dams