Senate confirms FERC nominees, restoring agency to full commissioner complement

Ethan Howland | Source: Utility DIVE | Posted 06/14/2024

“The [agency] works best when it has five members, so I look forward to welcoming them … so we can work collaboratively to ensure reliable, affordable and sustainable energy,” Chairman Phillips said. The U.S. Senate confirmed three nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — one on Thursday and two on Wednesday — a move that will restore the agency to its full complement of five commissioners.  


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The U.S. Senate has confirmed three nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, restoring the agency to its full complement of five commissioners. The new members include Judy Chang, David Rosner, and Lindsay See, with varied backgrounds in energy, climate solutions, and law.

These new commissioners will be instrumental in addressing issues related to the modernization of the grid, renewable energy integration, and the evaluation of gas projects' impacts on communities and the environment. Earthjustice emphasizes the importance of FERC prioritizing environmental and economic justice in its decision-making processes moving forward.



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