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    Ameren Corp. v. FERC, No. 14-1141 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/25/2014)

      Approval of accounting entries concerning internal Ameren reorganization; treatment of acquisition premiums and related rate matters, and direction to make refunds. Ameren Corp., 140 FERC ¶ 61,034 (2012), order on refunds, 143 FERC ¶ 61,240 (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,225 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. AC11-46
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: dismissed 8/6/2015


    American Transmission Systems, Inc., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1085, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/27/2014 and later)

      Order on PJM compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,214 (2013), on reh’g & compl., 147 FERC ¶ 61,128 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-198, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    Avista Corp. v. FERC, No. 14-1248 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/17/2014)

      Filing, by members of ColumbiaGrid, in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Avista Corp., et al., 143 FERC ¶ 61,255 (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 148 FERC ¶ 61,212 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-93, et al.
      Assigned to:
      Status: in abeyance


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    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC, No. 11-1345 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/23/2011)

      Determinations not to allow Dispatchable Intermittent Resources to revert back to Intermittent Resource status, and involving real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee charges imposed by the Midwest ISO. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 134 FERC ¶ 61,141 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 136 FERC ¶ 61,100 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-1991
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 06-1423, et al. 12/13/2011; in abeyance


    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1131 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/5/2012)

      Dismissal of notice of non-compliance, and denial of rehearing request, concerning Midwest ISO’s imposition of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges on virtual demand bids. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 138 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with other RSG appeals


    Bonneville Power Admin., et al. v. FERC, No. 13-72917, et al. (9th Cir. filed 8/21/2013)

      Order granting petition filed by owners of wind facilities that Bonneville’s Redispatch Policy offers non-comparable transmission service that favors federal hydroelectric resources. Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Admin., 137 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 143 FERC ¶ 61,274 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4336
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing; consolidated with earlier appeals


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    Caithness Shepherds Flat, LLC v. FERC, Nos. 15-71211, et al. (9th Cir. filed 4/20/2015)

      Approval of BPA’s proposed Oversupply Rate for displaced generation during periods of oversupply; finding that BPA’s proposed Oversupply Management Protocol, replacing its earlier Environmental Redispatch Policy, complies with earlier directive that BPA develop non-discriminatory curtailment practices. Bonneville Power Admin., 149 FERC ¶ 61,043 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF (2015); Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Admin., 149 FERC ¶ 61,044 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-44, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: motions


    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC, No. 12-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/13/2012)

      Tariff revisions proposed by California ISO relating to interconnection requirements applicable to large asynchronous generators (primarily wind and solar photovoltaic resources). California Indep. Sys. Op. Corp., 132 FERC ¶ 61,196 DOC (2010), order on reh’g and compl., 137 FERC ¶ 61,143 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-1706
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: in abeyance


    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC, No. 13-1251 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/16/2013)

      California ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response cost allocation requirements of Order No. 745. California Independent System Operator Corp., 137 FERC ¶ 61,217 (2011), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,046 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4100
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    California Public Utilities Commission v. FERC, No. 13-74361 (9th Cir. filed 12/18/2013)

      Denial of interlocutory appeal of ALJ’s decision not to hold FERC proceeding in abeyance, concerning recovery of wildfire costs from ratepayers, until decision in CPUC proceeding. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., 145 FERC ¶ 61,136 (2013), rejecting rehearing of decision not to hear interlocutory appeal.
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2454
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


    Central Hudson Gas & Elec. Corp, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1786, et al. (2d Cir. filed 5/28/2014 and later)

      Approval of new capacity zone in New York; redefinition of demand curves in New York installed capacity market. New York Indep. System Operator, Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,126 (2013), order on reh’g, 147 FERC ¶ 61,152 (2014); 146 FERC ¶ 61,043 (2014), reh’g & clar. denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,148 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1380, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petitions for review denied 4/2/2015


    City of Holland, Michigan Board of Public Works v. FERC, No. 13-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/16/2013)

      Finding that Holland’s facilities are part of the bulk electric system and properly part of the NERC compliance registry. City of Holland, Michigan, 139 FERC ¶ 61,055 (2012), reh’g denied, 145 FERC ¶ 61,054 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RC11-5
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Colonial Pipeline Co. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 14-1078 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/19/2014)

      Denial of petition for declaratory order, seeking contract rates for certain shippers for existing capacity, priority for excess capacity for contract shippers, and prorationing method for contract shippers. Colonial Pipeline Co., 146 FERC ¶ 61,206 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. OR14-8
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: dismissed 2/9/2015


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Linden VFT, LLC v. FERC No. 15-1183 and 15-1188 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/25/2015)

      Cost allocation and responsibility for transmission projects approved through the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Planning process. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Consolidated Edison Co. v. PJM Interconn., 147 FERC ¶ 61,028 PDF (2014), order on complaint, reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-972, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: motions


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1138 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/14/2015)

      Orders on New York ISO tariff proposals to strengthen the mitigation of market power in the New York City Installed Capacity market. New York Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., 131 FERC ¶ 61,170 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, clar. & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,208 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-39, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: motions


    Continental Airlines, Inc., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 11-1479, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 12/27/2011 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of increased rates for shipment on SFPP’s West Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 511, 134 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    Crescent Bar Condominium Master Ass’n and Crescent Bar Recreational Vehicle Homeowners Ass’n v. FERC, No. 13-73971(9th Cir. filed 11/15/2013)

      Approval of shoreline management plan for Priest Rapids Project; determination that licensee is not required to permit private uses (including private leasing) of project lands. Pub. Util. Dist. No. 2 of Grant County, Wash., 143 FERC ¶ 61,046 (2013), reh'g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,210 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. P-2114
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: dismissed 8/13/2015


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    DC Energy, LLC, et al. v. FERC, No. 13-1240 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/9/2013)

      Denial of complaint opposing PJM’s plan to retroactively bill complainants for balancing operating reserve charges that were inappropriately avoided by reporting to PJM certain DC Energy transactions as internal bilateral transactions under PJM tariff. DC Energy, LLC, et al. v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 138 FERC ¶ 61,165 (2012), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,024 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL12-8
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: dismissed 12/16/2014


    DC Energy Midwest, LLC v. FERC, No. 06-1423 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/22/2007)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    DC Energy Midwest, LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1189, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/1/2009 and later)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 125 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2008), order on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 09-1006, et al.


    Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. FERC, No. 13-1015 and 13-1016 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/22/2013 and later)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. to upgrade existing pipeline system with 40 miles of pipeline looping. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 139 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2012), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,025 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-161
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 6/6/2014


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    EarthReports, Inc. (dba Patuxent Riverkeeper), Sierra Club, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. FERC, No. 15-1127 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/7/2015)

      Order authorizing Dominion Cove Point LNG to export LNG from existing Cove Point import terminal and to construct and operate related facilities; consideration of project impacts. Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP, 148 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2014), reh’g & stay denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,095 PDF (2015). (Motion for court stay of FERC authorization filed June 1, 2015.)
      FERC Docket No. CP13-113
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    Eastern Hydroelectric Corp. v. FERC, No. 15-11667 (11th Cir. filed 4/17/2015)

      Revocation of license for East Juliette Hydroelectric Project, on Ocmulgee River in East Juliette, Georgia, for Eastern Hydro’s failure to comply with terms of its license and FERC orders, for failure to comply with fishway requirements. Eastern Hydroelectric Corp., 149 FERC ¶ 61,036 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,099 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-7019
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: awaiting schedule


    Edison Electric Institute v. FERC, No. 14-1071 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/9/2014)

      Compliance filing implementing conditional approval of FPA section 215 funding for an independent reliability coordinator for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. North American Electric Reliability Corp., et al., 146 FERC ¶ 61,092 (2014), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,064 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL13, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 14-1012; in abeyance


    Edison Electric Institute v. FERC, No. 14-1012 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/27/2014)

      Declaratory order, conditionally approving FPA section 215 funding for an independent reliability coordinator for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. Western Electricity Coord. Council, 143 FERC ¶ 61,239 (2013), order on reh’g, 145 FERC ¶ 61,202 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL13-52, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Edison Mission Energy, Inc., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1006, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/8/2009)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 121 FERC ¶ 61,205 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,162 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: related to D.C. Cir. Nos. 06-1423, et al., in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1381 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/17/2012)

      Midwest ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 137 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 140 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4337
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1368 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/27/2012)

      PJM’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 137 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 139 FERC ¶ 61,256 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4106
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n and New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/16/2012)

      ISO New England’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. ISO New England, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,042 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4336
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    El Paso Electric Co. v. FERC, No. 14-60822 (5th Cir. filed 5/18/2015)

      Filing, by members of WestConnect, in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Public Service Co. of Colorado, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 148 FERC ¶ 61,213 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,128 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-75, et al.
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: in abeyance


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydroelectric Co.), et al. v. FERC No. 15-1212 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/13/2015)

      Complaints challenging New England transmission owners’ 11.14 % base return on equity; set for hearing and settlement judge procedures. ENE (Environment Northeast), et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al.; Attn’y Gen. of Mass. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., 147 FERC ¶ 61,235 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2014), reh'g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL13-33, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co.), et al. and New England States Committee on Electricity, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1139, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/15/2015)

      Order on ISO-NE compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. ISO New England, Inc., 143 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,209 DOC (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-193, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: awaiting schedule


    Emera Maine, f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 15-1118, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/30/2015)

      Complaint challenging New England transmission owners’ return on equity, reflected in ISO New England open access transmission tariff. Martha Coakley, Mass. Attorney General, et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., Op. No. 531 and 531-A, 147 FERC ¶ 61,234 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2014), order on reh'g, Op. No. 531-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,165 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-66
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: awaiting schedule


    E.O.N. U.S. LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 07-1138, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/14/2007)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006). order on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: dismissed 5/18/2015


    Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 13-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      Order granting in part complaints, alleging that Enterprise has violated a settlement by no longer accepting nominations for the transportation of jet fuel or distillates, and establishing limited hearing on the issue of damages. CHS Inc., et al. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC; Chevron Products Co. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,056 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR13-25, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: in abeyance


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 08-1395 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/23/2008)

      Order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 10-1217 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/2/2010)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 124 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 131 FERC ¶ 61,214 PDF (2010).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance, consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 09-1066, et al.


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    Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. FERC, No. 14-1062 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/18/2014)

      Commission authorization to construct and operate 21 miles of pipeline and appurtenant facilities in Baltimore and Harford Counties, MD; claimed adverse effect on the Gunpowder River watershed and Gunpowder Falls State Park. Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,153 (2013), reh’g denied, 146 FERC ¶ 61,116 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-8
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 7/21/2015



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    Hoopa Valley Tribe v. FERC, No. 14-1271 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/9/2014)

      Denial of petition for declaratory order concerning Klamath Hydroelectric Project, seeking declaration that licensee PacifiCorp has failed to diligently pursue relicensing of the Project, and that States have waived clean water certification. PacifiCorp, 147 FERC ¶ 61,216 (2014), reh’g denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,038 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-2082
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: motions


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    Idaho Power Co., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-72384 (9th Cir. filed 8/5/2014)

      Approval of settlement between Idaho Power, IDACORP, and Powerex Corp., on the condition that settling parties remove settlement provisions precluding potential ripple claims by third-parties. Puget Sound Energy, Inc. v. All Jurisdictional Sellers of Energy and/or Capacity in the Pacific Northwest, 146 FERC ¶ 61,123 (2014), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,223 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-10
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: related to 9th Cir. 13-72220; oral argument 6/16/2015


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    Kern River Gas Transmission Co. v. FERC, No. 13-1303 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      General rate case filing by Kern River; inclusion of Master Limited Partnerships in proxy group for determining rate of return, and various Period I and II rate design issues. Kern River Gas Transmission Co., Opinion No. 486, 117 FERC ¶ 61,077 (2006), on reh'g, 123 FERC ¶ 61,056 (2008), on reh’g, 129 FERC ¶ 61,240 (2009), on reh’g, 133 FERC ¶ 61,162 (2010), on initial decision, 136 FERC ¶ 61,045 (2011), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,132 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RP04-274
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 13-1138 (Aera); earlier appeals dismissed; petitions for review denied 6/16/2015


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    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC, No. 14-1063 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/22/2014)

      Order on remand from LPSC v. FERC, 522 F.3d 378 (D.C. Cir. 2008), concerning whether to order refunds and when to implement bandwidth remedy. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Services, Inc., 137 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2011), order on reh’g, 146 FERC ¶ 61,152 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-88
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1282, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/5/2012)

      Rates to implement bandwidth remedy (rough production cost equalization among Entergy operating companies); various ratemaking issues. Entergy Services, Inc., Opinion No. 505, 130 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2010), order on reh’g & clar, Opinion No. 505-A, 139 FERC ¶ 61,103 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER07-956
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: petition for review by Louisiana PSC dismissed in part and denied in part, petition for review by Entergy Services, Inc. denied 3/13/2015


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC, No. 13-1155 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/2/2013)

      Exercise of discretion not to order refunds for the 15-month period following LPSC complaint, despite FERC finding of improper allocation of costs among Entergy operating companies (improper inclusion of interruptible load in Entergy’s calculation of peak load responsibility). Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n and the City of New Orleans v. Entergy Corp., 129 FERC ¶ 61,237 PDF (2009), amended, 132 FERC ¶ 61,133 PDF (2010), reh’g granted in part, 135 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,211 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-66, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded to FERC on 12/5/2014


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC, No. 13-60874 (5th Cir. filed 12/10/2013)

      Implementation of bandwidth remedy based on calendar year 2008 data – third annual bandwidth proceeding; consideration of various inputs to formula. Entergy Services, Inc., Op. No. 518, 139 FERC ¶ 61,105 (2012), order on reh’g & clar., 145 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER09-1224
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review denied on 11/4/2014


    LSP Transmission Holdings, LLC and LS Power Transmission, LLC v. FERC No. 15-1157 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/1/2015)

      Filing by Southwest Power Pool in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,045 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-366, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: motions


    LSP Transmission Holdings and LSP Power Transmission v. FERC, No. 15-1316 (7th Cir. filed 2/19/2015)

      Order on MISO compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. Midwest Independent Transmission System Op., Inc., and the MISO Transmission Owners, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 147 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,037 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-187, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


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    Michigan Electric Transmission Co., LLC v. FERC, No. 13-1185 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/17/2013)

      Cancellation of interconnection agreement between Consumers Energy and Midland Cogeneration, entered into in 1988 but not filed until 2010; hearing on time-value refunds and effective date for cancellation. Consumers Energy Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,014 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,193 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-420
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: dismissed 12/17/2014


    Michigan Public Service Commission, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1049, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/9/2015 and later)

      Allocation of costs associated with the operation of System Support Resource generating units under MISO tariff. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin v. Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,104 PDF (2015) (order on reh’g and compl.), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL14-34, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership v. FERC, No. 12-1224 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/18/2012)

      Interconnection between Consumers Energy and Midland Cogeneration and assignment of Consumers’ transmission responsibilities to Michigan Electric; disputed filing and payment obligations. Michigan Electric Transmission Co., LLC, 138 FERC ¶ 61,203 PDF, (2012); Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator and Consumers Energy Co., 138 FERC ¶ 61,204 PDF (2012)
      FERC Docket No. ER11-136, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petitions for review dismissed 2/3/2015


    Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership v. FERC, No. 14-1020 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/7/2014)

      Interconnection between Consumers Energy and Midland Cogeneration and assignment of Consumers’ transmission responsibilities to Michigan Electric; disputed filing and payment obligations. Michigan Electric Transmission Co., LLC, 138 FERC ¶ 61,202 (2012); Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator and Consumers Energy Co., 138 FERC ¶ 61,204 (2012), reh’g denied, 146 FERC ¶ 61,008 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-136, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petitions for review dismissed 2/3/2015


    Midland Power Cooperative and National Rural Electric Cooperative Ass’n v. FERC, No. 13-1184 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/17/2013)

      Finding that Midland’s disconnection of service to the qualifying wind facility owned and operated by the Sweckers, over disagreement as to Midland’s avoided costs for purchasing the output of the facility, is inconsistent with Midland’s obligations under PURPA. Gregory and Beverly Swecker v. Midland Power Coop., 137 FERC ¶ 61,200 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,207 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-39
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review dismissed 12/2/2014


    Minisink Residents for Environmental Preservation and Safety, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1481 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/19/2012)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Millennium Pipeline to construct and operate compressor station and related facilities in the Town of Minisink, New York. Millennium Pipeline Co., 140 FERC ¶ 61,045 DOC (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,198 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-515
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petitions for review denied on 8/15/2014; petition for rehearing en banc denied 10/20/2014


    MISO Transmission Owners v. FERC, No. 14-2153, et al. (7th Cir. filed 5/23/2014 and later)

      Order on Midwest ISO compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., and the MISO Transmission Owners, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,215 (2013), order on reh’g & compl, 147 FERC ¶ 61,127 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-187, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


    Mississippi Delta Energy Agency, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1030, et al. (D.C. Cir. No. 2/28/2014 and later)

      Tariff revisions to transfer transmission assets from Entergy to ITC and to integrate Entergy transmission facilities into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator. ITC Holdings Corp., et al., 143 FERC ¶ 61,257 (2013), order on reh’g, 146 FERC ¶ 61,111 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2681, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Missouri Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC, No. 13-1278 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/13/2013)

      Order on remand from Missouri Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC, 601 F.3d 581 (D.C. Cir. 2010), concerning FERC’s decision to allow MoGas Pipeline to include full purchase price of certain pipeline assets (including amount in excess of book value) in rate base, based on showing of ratepayer benefits. Missouri Interstate Gas Co., et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,195 (2013), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,220 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP06-407
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review denied 4/7/2015


    Myersville Citizens for a Rural Community, Inc., et al. v. FERC , No. 13-1219 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/12/2013)

      Order granting certificate to Dominion to construct and operate new natural gas facilities, including compressor station in Myersville, Maryland. Dominion Transmission, Inc., 141 FERC ¶ 61,240 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 143 FERC ¶ 61,148 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-72
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petition for review denied 4/24/2015


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    National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. v. FERC, No. 12-1261 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/15/2012)

      Approval of settlement resolving rate issues and addressing merits of certain non-rate issues for pipeline transportation and storage service, including scheduling priority and service interruptions. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., 135 FERC ¶ 61,208 DOC (2011), order on reh’g & tariff records, 139 FERC ¶ 61,050, PDF (2012)
      FERC Docket No. RP11-1566
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: dismissed 8/7/2014



    New Energy Capital Partners, LLC v. FERC, No. 13-1277 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/8/2013)

      Denial of late intervention in relicensing proceeding for Yadkin Hydroelectric Project in North Carolina. Alcoa Power Generating Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,218 (2013) (denying rehearing of May 30, 2013 notice denying late intervention).
      FERC Docket No. P-2197
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, No. 15-1071 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/31/2015)


      Order on complaint, alleging that certain administrative pricing provision in ISO-NE tariff, governing operation of Forward Capacity Market, are unjust, unreasonable, and unduly discriminatory. New England Power Generators Ass’n v. ISO New England Inc., 146 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,064 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-7
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: in abeyance


    NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1070 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/30/2015)

      Order accepting, with conditions, revisions to ISO-NE tariff to establish a system-wide sloped demand curve and related parameters for use in Forward Capacity Market. ISO New England Inc. and New England Power Pool Participants Committee, 147 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1639
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: awaiting schedule


    Northwest Requirements Utilities, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 13-70391, et al. (9th Cir. filed 2/1/2013 and later)

      Order granting petition filed by owners of wind facilities that Bonneville’s Redispatch Policy offers non-comparable transmission service that favors federal hydroelectric resources. Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Administration, 137 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-44
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petitions for review denied 8/10/2015


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    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. v. FERC, No. 14-1281 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2014)

      Filing by Southwest Power Pool in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,059 (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,048 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-366, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Otter Tail Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 08-1002, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/4/2008)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    Otter Tail Power Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1209, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/24/2009 and later)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee; order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time RSG costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, et al. ,115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007); on compl., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008), on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,241 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423, et al.


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    PC Landing Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 15-70331, et al. (9th Cir. filed 2/2/2015)

      Issuance of license for experimental tidal energy hydroelectric project; effect on PC Landing’s submarine fiber optic telecommunications system; effect on tribal fishing rights and fish species. Pub. Util. Dist. No. 1 of Snohomish County, Wash., 146 FERC ¶ 61,197 PDF (2014) and 147 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2014), reh'g denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-12690, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-70511 (9th Cir. filed 2/19/2015)

      Order setting for trial-type, evidentiary hearing issues on remand concerning long-term contracts, entered into between California Parties and wholesale energy suppliers (Shell Energy and Iberdrola), during 2000-2001 California energy crisis, and establishing scope of evidence that may be adduced at hearing. Pub. Utils. Comm’n of California v. Sellers of Long-Term Contracts to the California Dept. of Water Resources, et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,079 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-60
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-72092 (9th Cir. filed 7/11/2014)

      Order denying motion to lodge additional evidence of market manipulation in the California refund proceeding, concerning the resetting of the just and reasonable clearing prices during the refund period. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services, 148 FERC ¶ 61,006 (2014), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of New York and the Pub. Serv. Comm’n of New York v. FERC, No. 13-2316 (2nd Cir. filed 6/12/2013)

      Approval of modifications to definition of “bulk electric system” developed by NERC, and approval of procedures to add or remove facilities from the bulk electric system on a case-by-case basis. Revision to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure, Order No. 773, 141 FERC ¶ 61,236 PDF (2012), order on reh’g and clar., 143 FERC ¶ 61,053 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RM12-6, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review denied 4/22/2015


    Petro Star Inc. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1009 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2015)

      Investigation and hearing as to whether existing Quality Bank formula properly values Resid cut of commingled crude oil transported by the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,149 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. OR14-6
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: briefing


    Pioneer Trail Wind Farm, LLC and Settlers Trail Wind Farm, LLC v. FERC, Nos. 13-2326, et al. (7th Cir. filed 9/12/2014)

      Interconnection of wind facilities to transmission network and cost responsibility for network upgrades. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 135 FERC ¶ 61,222 (2011), order on reh’g & clar., 143 FERC ¶ 61,050 (2013) , order on reh’g & clar., 148 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-3326, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: oral argument 4/20/2015


    PJM Industrial Customer Coalition v. FERC, No. 14-1296 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/22/2014)

      Orders granting temporary waivers, to allow cost-based offers into PJM energy markets above $1000 offer cap, and to allow sellers who submit cost-based offers to receive a make-whole payment covering the difference between their costs and the market clearing price.PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 146 FERC ¶ 61,041 (2014), order on reh’g, 149 FERC ¶ 61,059 (2014), 146 FERC ¶ 61,078 (2014), order on reh’g, 149 FERC ¶ 61,060 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1144, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: dismissed 8/14/2015


    Portland General Electric Co., et al. v. FERC Nos. 15-1237 and 15-1275 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/22/2015 and later)

      Complaint concerning utility obligation to integrate with and purchase from small wind qualifying facility. PáTu Wind Farm, LLC v. Portland General Electric Co.; PáTu Wind Farm, LLC, 150 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-6, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: motions


    PSEG Cos., PPL Cos. and Exelon Cos. v. FERC, No. 12-1382 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/17/2012)

      Transmission planning under PJM-administered tariff; eligibility of non-incumbent transmission owners to build economic expansion projects, receiving cost-based or cost-of-service compensation, under PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Plan (RTEP) procedures. Primary Power, LLC, 131 FERC ¶ 61,015 DOC (2010), order on reh’g, 140 FERC ¶ 61,052 DOC (2012); Central Transmission, LLC v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 131 FERC ¶ 61,243 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, 140 FERC ¶ 61,053 DOC (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-253, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: petition for review dismissed 4/14/2015


    Public Citizen, Inc., and George Jepsen, Attorney General of Conn. v. FERC, Nos. 14-1244 and 14-1246 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/14/2014)

      Results of ISO New England’s eighth annual Forward Capacity Auction. Notice of Filing Taking Effect by Operation of Law, ISO New England Inc., FERC Docket No. ER14-1409 (Sept. 16, 2014), and Notice of Dismissal of Pleadings, Docket No. ER14-1409 (Oct. 24, 2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1409
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    Public Service Commission of the State of New York, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 08-1366, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 11/21/2008 and later)

      Conditional approval of NY ISO proposals to strengthen market mitigation in New York City (in-city) installed capacity market. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 122 FERC ¶ 61,211 PDF (2008), order on reh'g & compl., 124 FERC ¶ 61,301 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-39, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: dismissed 11/17/2014


    Public Utilities Commission of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 01-71051, et al., and Nos. 01-71934, et al. (9th Cir., filed June 29, 2001 and later)

      Numerous petitioners challenge various aspects of the Commission's market mitigation and monitoring plan for the California and Western wholesale electricity markets. San Diego Gas & Elec. Co., et al., 93 FERC ¶ 61,294 [TIF] (2000); 95 FERC ¶ 61,115 PDF (2001); 95 FERC ¶ 61,418 [TIF] (2001); 96 FERC ¶ 61,120 [TIF] (2001); 97 FERC ¶ 61,275 PDF (2001); 99 FERC ¶ 61,160 PDF (2002).
      FERC Docket Nos. EL00-95, et al., and many later orders.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: Subject to complex case management in the 9th Circuit; proceedings grouped into different phases and held in abeyance until briefing.


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    Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 15-1133 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/11/2015)

      Order authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction to site, construct, and operate LNG export and import facilities on Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, and to construct and operate related pipeline and compressor facilities. Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,283 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,098 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-507, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    Sierra Club and Galveston Baykeeper v. FERC, No. 14-1275 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/10/2014)

      Order authorizing Freeport LNG to export LNG from existing Quintana Island terminal and to construct and operate related facilities; consideration of project impacts. Freeport LNG Development, et al., 148 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2014), reh’g & clar. denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,119 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-29, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Sierra Club and Gulf Restoration Network v. FERC, No. 14-1190 (D.C. Cir. 9/30/2014)

      Authorization to construct and operate LNG export facilities at existing facility in Cameron, Louisiana and related pipeline and compression facilities; objection to environmental review; late filing and rejection of rehearing request. Cameron LNG, LLC; Cameron Interstate Pipeline, LLC, 147 FERC ¶ 61,230 (2014), reh’g rejected, 148 FERC ¶ 61,073 (2014), reh’g denied, 148 FERC ¶ 61,237 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-25, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: dismissed 3/16/2015


    Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 14-1249 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/17/2014)

      Approval of requested increase in production capacity of Liquefied Natural Gas export terminal. Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC, and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., 146 FERC ¶ 61,117 (2014), reh’g denied, 148 FERC ¶ 61,200 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP14-12
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Ass’n v. FERC, No. 13-1074 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/18/2013)

      Relicensing of the Warrior River Hydroelectric Project, on the Black Warrior River in Alabama; various issues concerning surface elevation of reservoir. Alabama Power Co., 130 FERC ¶ 62,271 PDF (2010), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2012), reh’g rejected, 142 FERC ¶ 61,039 DOC (2013).
      Docket No. P-2165.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review dismissed 9/26/2014


    South Carolina Public Service Authority, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1232, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/25/2012 and later)

      Amendments to transmission planning and cost allocation requirements established in Order No. 890. Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities, Order No. 1000, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,323 PDF (2011), order on reh’g, Order No. 1000-A, 139 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2012). (D.C. Circuit selected as venue for all appeals by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 6/12/12)
      FERC Docket No. RM10-23
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petitions for review denied on 8/15/2014; petition for rehearing en banc denied 10/17/2014


    Southwestern Power Administration, et al. v. FERC, No. 13-1033 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/15/2013)

      Approval of imposition of a monetary penalty, as consistent with section 215 of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. § 824o, on a federal entity that violates a mandatory Reliability Standard.
      North American Electric Reliability Corp., 140 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. NP11-238
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: vacated and remanded 8/22/2014


    St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC v. FERC and United States of America, No. 13-1302 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      Order dismissing complaint that alleged that 2008 settlement, instituting a surcharge for an oil pipeline expansion project, no longer is just and reasonable. St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC v. Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,050 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR13-28
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 12/19/2014


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    TC Ravenswood, LLC v. FERC, No. 11-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/25/2011)

      Acceptance in part and rejection in part of proposal by New York ISO to strengthen market power mitigation in New York City (in-city) installed capacity market. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 133 FERC ¶ 61,178 PDF (2010), order on compl., 134 FERC ¶ 61,083 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and clar., 136 FERC ¶ 61,077 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-3043
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Tesoro Alaska Co. and Anadarko Petroleum Co. v. FERC and United States of America, Nos. 13-1248 and 13-1249 (D.C. Cir. No. filed 9/13/2013)

      Approval of contested settlement, addressing cost pooling among owners of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,025 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. IS09-348, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petitions for review denied 2/20/2015


    Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1101, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of increased rates for shipment on SFPP’s West Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 511, 134 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 511-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,096 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    Texas Eastern Transmission, LP v. FERC, No. 12-60892 (5th Cir. filed 1/16/2015)

      Filing of revised pro forma service agreement for pipeline service; findings regarding reservation charge credits. Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, 138 FERC ¶ 61,126 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., 140 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,143 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. RP12-318
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: dismissed 4/20/2015


    Thomas J. Andersen v. FERC, No. 12-72266 (9th Cir. filed 7/16/2012)

      Erosion along the shoreline of Lake Helena, part of Missouri-Madison Project 2188; allegation that licensee failed to monitor and control ice movement and ice heaving affecting Mr. Anderson’s property adjacent to Lake Helena. PPL Montana, LLC, 139 FERC ¶ 61,231 DOC (2012), and earlier delegated staff letters.
      FERC Docket No. P-2188
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petition for review denied 7/23/2014


    TransCanada Power Mrktg. Ltd., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/6/2014)

      Revision to tariff to aid ISO in maintaining winter reliability, by procuring supplemental oil-fired, dual-fired, and demand response resources; bid selection process results. ISO New England, Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,204 (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,026 (2014); 145 FERC ¶ 61,023 (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,027 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1851, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: oral argument 9/15/2015


    Transmission Agency of Northern California, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1241 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/29/2015)


      Termination of Comprehensive Agreement between PG&E and Cal. DWR, and replacement agreements for continued interconnection of DWR generation to PG&E’s transmission system. Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Cal. Indep. Sys. Operator, 149 FERC ¶ 61,276 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,252 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-223, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: motions


    Transmission Agency of Northern California, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1057 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/17/2015)


      Denial of complaint, alleging an anticipatory breach of PG&E’s obligations under agreement providing for coordinated operation of high-voltage transmission line (California-Oregon Intertie). Transmission Agency of Northern California v. Pacific Gas and Electric Co., 148 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,133 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-44
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: motions


    Turlock Irrigation District, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 13-1250 and 13-1253 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/13/2013 and later)

      Determination that licensing is required for unlicensed 4.9 MW La Grange Project, on the Tuolumne River in California, because of findings based on navigability, federal lands, and post-1935 construction. Turlock Irrigation Dist. and Modesto Irrigation Dist., 141 FERC ¶ 62,211 (2012), order on reh’g and stay, 144 FERC ¶ 61,051 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. UL11-1
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review denied 5/15/2015


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    United Water Conservation District v. FERC and National Marine Fisheries Service, No. 10-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/12/2010)

      Relicensing of Santa Felicia Project, on Piru Creek in Ventura County, Cal.; objections to biological opinion, concerning endangered steelhead trout, prepared by the National Marine Fisheries Service under the Endangered Species Act. United Water Conservation District, 124 FERC ¶ 62,193 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 129 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. P-2153
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    U.S. Department of Interior v. FERC, No. 13-2439 (1st Cir. filed 11/18/2013)

      Replacement of the existing wooden flashboards of Pawtucket Dam in Lowell, Mass. with an inflatable crest gate system, to reduce risk of flooding; effect on historic preservation. Boot Hydropower and Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Trust, 143 FERC ¶ 61,048 (2013), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,211 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. P-2790
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review denied 2/12/2015


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    Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1153 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/15/2014)

      Competing applications for preliminary permit to study Saylorville Dam Project in Polk County, Iowa; whether municipal preference should be limited to development of water resources located in the vicinity of the municipality. FFP Qualified Hydro 14, LLC; W. Minn. Mun. Power Agency, 145 FERC ¶ 61,255 (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,233 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-13579, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: oral argument 10/19/2015


    Western Refining Co., L.P., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of revised rates for shipment on SFPP’s East Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 522, 140 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 522-A, 150 FERC ¶ 61,097 PDF (2015), reh’g & compl. pending.
      FERC Docket No. IS09-437
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance




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    Xcel Energy Services v. FERC No. 15-1213 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/13/2015)

      Orders establishing hearing and settlement procedures for two complaints, alleging that rate of return on common equity, in SPS power sales and transmission agreements, is too high. Golden Spread Elec. Coop., Inc. v. Southwestern Pub. Serv. Co., 147 FERC ¶¶ 61,238 PDF and 61,239 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,126 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL12-59, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: in abeyance


    Xcel Energy Services Inc. v. FERC, No. 14-1282 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2014)

      Rates for transmission service by Tri-County Electric Cooperative; whether rates should be subject to refund, absent a commitment by Tri-County, an exempt public utility, to refund difference between filed rate and rate ultimately found to be just and reasonable. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,231 (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,135 (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,050 (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-959
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


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    Yampa Realty Holdings, LLC v. FERC, No. 15-9513 (10th Cir. filed 2/17/2015)

      Exemption for small hydroelectric project, on Yampa River near Steamboat Springs, Colorado; consideration in Environmental Assessment of project’s noise impacts on surrounding area. Catamount Metropolitan District, 144 FERC ¶ 62,130 PDF (2013), order on reh’g and stay, 149 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-14368
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: dismissed 7/21/2015


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