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Nelson County Residents Greet Dominion With "We Don't Want Your Pipeline!"

By Rachael Smith, Nelson County Times

Though Dominion Resources intended for its second open house event in Nelson County to be much like the first one held in September, those who attended had a few surprises in store at the Jan. 959 more words

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FERC Puts Stamp of Approval on Algonquin Pipeline Expansion

By Anne Meador, Cetology

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a positive Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Algonquin Incremental Market project on January 23, 2015. 400 more words

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FERC Commissioners' Meeting Disrupted

By Jimmy Betts, www.popularresistance.org

Washington, DC – In a bold moment of non-violent coordinated efforts, 16 members of the climate, energy, environmental, social, and ecological justice community coalition Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) successfully disrupted the monthly “business-as-usual” Commissioner’s Meeting at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). 1,009 more words

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The cryptocurrency play and utilities

By now you have heard of cryptocurrency for which bitcoin is the most heard of example.  Cryptocurreny is created when computers are used to solve difficult mathematical problems.   272 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 12/31/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for December 31, 2014:

PROPOSED RULE: The Commission is proposing to revise its regulations to eliminate the requirement to submit FERC–566 (Annual Report of a Utility’s 20 Largest Customers) for regional transmission organizations (RTOs), independent system operators (ISOs), and exempt wholesale generators (EWGs). 309 more words

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New York Agency Seeks Public Comments on Constitution Pipeline

By Sue Heavenrich, The Marcellus Effect

Today the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation announced it is seeking public comments on the Draft State Permit Applications for proposed construction of the Interstate Constitution Pipeline. 603 more words

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DC Court of Appeals ruling on disconnecting qualifying facilities shouldn't impact their markets

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held that it had no jurisdiction in the matter of an Iowa utility’s decision to disconnect services to a qualifying facility for that facility’s failure to pay for retail services.   177 more words

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