April 16, 2024

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Energy Harbor
FERC Approves Vistra Purchase of Energy Harbor, Requires Divestment
FERC approved Vistra's purchase of Energy Harbor, which will allow Vistra to set up a new clean generation/retail firm while spinning off the combined firms' fossil plants into a separate subsidiary.
San Jose Police Department
California Man Arraigned for Substation Bomb Attacks
Peter Karasev pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of damaging power substations.
Energy Harbor
FERC Delays Ruling on Vistra Purchase of Energy Harbor
FERC issued an order extending the time it has to review the proposed purchase of Energy Harbor by Vistra to next spring after several parties raised market concerns over the deal between two existing PJM generation owners.
Ken Lund, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Jury Finds Former ComEd CEO, 3 Others Guilty in Bribery Trial
Four were charged with 9 counts of conspiracy to bribe former Ill. House Speaker Michael Madigan in exchange for his help in passing bills favorable to ComEd.
McCarthy Construction
Hearing May Settle Ameren, DOJ Clash over Coal Plant
A federal judge has scheduled a hearing next month to settle a dispute between Ameren and the DOJ over the closure of a St. Louis-area coal plant.
Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit
Judge Refrains from Adding Time to PG&E Probation
Federal prosecutors said they would not ask for an extension of PG&E's probation time based on California criminal charges.
FirstEnergy Seeking Deal with DOJ in Bribery Case
FirstEnergy has disclosed it is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding its role in a $60 million bribery and racketeering scheme.

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