Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Hudson Valley News
9:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

NY Congressmen Against Capacity Zone Are Hopeful

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Two New York Congressmen, whose amendment to curtail a federal agency’s ability to implement a new capacity zone passed the House of Representatives last week, say they are hopeful after comments by the Senate majority leader.

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Hudson Valley News
7:21 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone

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The House of Representatives has passed an amendment put forth by two New York congressmen who want to rein in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and undo a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
12:29 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates.  The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.

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Hudson Valley News
1:03 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dutchess County Exec Supports Lawsuit Against FERC

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The Dutchess County executive has joined the legal fight to dismantle a new capacity zone. He says county residents cannot afford to pay the price of higher electric bills resulting from the new zone and is calling on a federal agency to halt the zone’s implementation.

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Monday filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
12:22 pm
Sat May 17, 2014

Court Issues Order In Lawsuit Against FERC

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
3:04 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Court Orders FERC Response In Capacity Zone Case

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
9:17 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Central Hudson, PSC Take FERC Matter To Court

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A Dutchess County-based utility company is turning to legal action in its opposition to a new capacity zone that it says is already translating into higher electric rates. The New York State Public Service Commission has also filed an emergency motion with the court.

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Hudson Valley News
7:06 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Minisink Compressor Case Comes Before U.S. Court Of Appeals

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A case concerning a New York natural-gas compressor station in Orange County comes before a U.S. Court of Appeals Thursday morning.

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Hudson Valley News
9:02 am
Wed April 30, 2014

NY Congressman To Deliver Letters To FERC

With a new capacity zone set to take effect May 1st, a New York Congressman Wednesday afternoon plans to deliver community concerns directly to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
1:29 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

County Exec Says FERC Is Ignoring His Concerns

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The Dutchess County executive says he finds it disturbing that a federal agency has provided no response to his and many others’ concerns about a new capacity zone that is expected to raise electric rates for many Hudson Valley residents.

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