July 16, 2024

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Analysis Group
Senate Confirms Chang as Clements’ Replacement on FERC
The Senate confirmed Judy Chang to a five-year term at FERC, meaning the commission will be at a full complement of five members even after Commissioner Allison Clements leaves at the end of June.
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FERC Nominees Set for a Quick Floor Vote as Schumer Files Cloture
President Joe Biden’s three nominees to FERC are set for a floor vote as soon as next week with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) filing cloture on them. 
FERC Issues Transmission Rule Without ROFR Changes, Christie’s Vote
FERC issued Order 1920, its long-awaited final rule on long-term regional transmission planning and cost allocation, but it could not fulfill hopes for a unanimous vote.
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
GOP Energy Bill Passes House, Heads for Hostile Senate
The GOP-led House passed a fossil-fuel friendly energy infrastructure bill that Democrats said will be “dead on arrival” in the Senate.
The White House
House Passes IRA, Sends to Biden’s Desk
The U.S. House passed the Inflation Reduction Act, sending the $740 billion package of tax, health and climate provisions for President Biden’s signature.

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