Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Proceedings

Our attorneys are adept at achieving favorable results before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  We counsel clients on OATT/NERC/PURPA/FPA compliance and are experienced in FERC proceedings ranging from minor compliance filings to complex hydroelectric licensing.

Representative Work

  • Obtained favorable decommissioning order from FERC for the Condit Hydroelectric Project, one of the largest privately owned dams ever decommissioned in the United States.
  • Obtained favorable ruling on federal preemption of local laws affecting FERC-approved hydroelectric operations.
  • Negotiated and obtained FERC approval of settlement with hydroelectric stakeholders.
  • Obtained favorable ruling regarding federal jurisdiction over hydroelectric facilities.

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