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May 26, 2024

Harry Reid

Federal Briefs
This week's FERC and federal briefs include news on the NRC, Harry Reid, Mark Warner, the Department of Energy and the BOEM.
Update: Senate Confirms Honorable to FERC
The Senate Tuesday night confirmed Colette Honorable, President Obama’s pick to serve on FERC, unanimously by simple voice vote.
FERC Nominee Colette Honorable Gets Bipartisan Support at Senate Hearing
Colette Honorable, President Obama's latest nominee for FERC, appeared headed toward Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approval last week.
GOP Election Victories Unlikely to Thwart EPA Carbon Plan
Republicans threatened to blunt the Obama administration’s proposed carbon emissions rule after taking control of Congress in last week's elections.
Norris Departure Opens Another FERC Seat
Just days after Norman Bay was sworn in as FERC’s fifth member, Democrat John Norris announced he will resign his position almost three years early.
At FERC, Uncertainty Remains Despite Norman Bay’s Nod
After a year of political wrangling, FERC finally has its fifth commissioner. But uncertainty will linger for months at the agency due to Norman Bay’s lack of a policy record and the unprecedented compromise that won his confirmation.

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