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New Jersey: Energy investors get reminder of federal role in energy generation

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals-Third Circuit held that New Jersey’s Long-term Capacity Pilot Program (LCAPP) is preempted by federal law.  The court held that “by legislating capacity prices, New Jersey has intruded into an area reserved exclusively for the federal government. 178 more words


Is ISIS Attack Imminent?

It happened in the nation of Yemen in early June, 2014 — terrorists knocked out power to the entire country of 23 million people. Forbes… 673 more words

Political Commentary

U.S. pulling ahead of B.C. in race to supply Asian LNG markets: Eurasia Group

The U.S. is pulling ahead of Canada and other foreign competitors in the race to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China and other Asian markets by the end of the decade, according to a new report by New York-based Eurasia Group. 500 more words


Are LNG Exports a Useful Foreign Policy Tool?

U.S. LNG exports have potential geopolitical and foreign policy implications. To what degree can U.S LNG exports be a foreign policy tool?

I spoke to a conference of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) on July 14, 2014 about liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports in the context of US foreign policy. 1,315 more words

Policy & Environment

Federal Register Highlights - 7/29/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 29, 2014:

PROPOSED RULE: We are proposing to amend the regulations concerning the importation of citrus fruit to allow the importation of commercial consignments of two Unshu orange hybrids from the Republic of Korea into the continental United States. 1,265 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 7/25/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 25, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520) across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. 1,212 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 7/23/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 23, 2014:

PROPOSED RULE: The Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act, Section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), requires the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) to promulgate consumer product safety standards for durable infant or toddler products. 1,311 more words

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