June 17, 1987 |
President Reagan said Tuesday that he intends to nominate Martha O. Hesse, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, for another term at the agency, ending Oct. 20, 1991.
July 2, 2005 |
Joseph Kelliher, an advocate of expanded authority for regulators to police power markets, was named by President Bush to succeed Pat Wood as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Kelliher, 44, was on Bush's transition team before joining the commission in November 2003.
October 18, 2003 |
Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asked an agency judge to accept Portland General Electric's offer to pay $8.5 million to settle allegations that it helped parent company Enron Corp. manipulate electricity markets during the West Coast energy crisis. The proposed settlement would pay $6.1 million to California.
February 8, 1990 |
A Questar Corp. subsidary said it has received Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval to construct a $19.7-million pipeline connecting two natural gas transmission systems. Questar Pipeline Co. said the 81-mile pipeline will begin near a Daggett County, Utah, storage field.
November 19, 2002
Re "New Evidence of Fraud in Power Crisis," Nov. 16: What Alice in Wonderland world is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission inhabiting? It releases tapes proving that AES Corp. and Williams Cos. colluded in defrauding California of billions of dollars in electricity costs, then forbids the state's use of that evidence in claiming restitution. Julie May Los Angeles
March 8, 2006
* President Bush plans to nominate two industry veterans to fill vacancies on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The White House said the president intended to name Philip D. Moeller of Washington, an executive of Alliant Energy Corp., and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner in Las Vegas-based energy regulatory law firm Beckley Singleton.