May 23, 2024

Mary Landrieu

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.
PJM, FERC Defend Reliability Efforts in Senate Hearing
PJM and FERC were summoned to Capitol Hill last week to defend their actions to ensure reliability — FERC in response to sabotage concerns, PJM in the wake of an extraordinary winter that featured more near calamities than a James Bond movie.
Binz Nomination in Doubt with Manchin Defection
The nomination of Ron Binz to the FERC chairmanship was in jeopardy last week after coal-state lawmakers took him to task at his confirmation hearing.

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