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September 29, 2014 - FERC Authorizes Cove Point LNG Export Project News Release | Decision PDF | Fact Sheet PDF

March 20, 2014 - Items M-1, M-2 & M-3: FERC Proposes Reforms to Improve Gas-Electric Coordination News Release | Commissioners' Statements: Norris | M-1 NOPR PDF | M-2 Paper Hearing Order PDF | M-3 Show Cause Order PDF
eFile eFile your comments for Item M-1 by November 28, 2014
 


» Commission's Responsibilities
  • Regulation of pipeline, storage, and liquefied natural gas facility construction.
  • Regulation of natural gas transportation in interstate commerce.
  • Issuance of certificates of public convenience and necessity to prospective companies providing energy services or constructing and operating interstate pipelines and storage facilities.
  • Regulation of facility abandonment.
  • Establishment of rates for services.
  • Regulation of the transportation of natural gas as authorized by the NGPA (Natural Gas Policy Act) and the OCSLA (Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act).
  • Oversight of the construction and operation of pipeline facilities at U.S. points of entry for the import or export of natural gas.

    Intrastate Transportation  Natural Gas Storage  Environment
 
 
Jurisdictional Storage Fields Storage Projects Certificated Storage Projects Since 2000
 
Initiatives
Seminars
  • December 9–11, 2014 - FERC Environmental Review and Compliance for Natural Gas Facilities Seminar (Long Beach, California) View Details

Seminars » 

Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) & Assessments (EA)
  • August 11, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Environmental Assessment for the Leidy Southeast Expansion Project (CP13-551) Read More
  • August 7, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Aguirre Offshore GasPort, LLC’s Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project (CP13-193-000) Read More
  • August 6, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC's Algonquin Incremental Market Project (CP14-96-000) Read More
 
       


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NATURAL GAS SECTION
Annual Charges
The Commission receives an annual appropriation from Congress to defray its operating costs. Read More
Safety & Inspections
Once Natural Gas pipeline projects become operational, safety is regulated, monitored and enforced by the Department of Transportation. Read More
Environment Industry Activities General Information


Updated: October 1, 2014