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Can the FERC Overcome Special Interest Politics?Jim Rossi

Fortnightly Magazine - October 15 1995

Pub. Utils., Dkt. RM95-8-000, and Recovery of Stranded Costs by Pub. Utils. and Transmitting Utils., Dkt. RM94-7-001, March 29, 1995, 70 FERC (pp 61,357.

3. The NOPR describes the Commission's procompetitive reforms in case-by-case proceedings. See, 60 Fed.Reg. at 17671.

4. See, "Utilities Urged to Break Up Companies to Recover Stranded Costs Under NOPR," Electric Utility Week, May 8, 1995, at 5 (summarizing Pierce's observations).

5. The Electric Utility Ratepayer Act, S. 708 (introduced 104th Cong., 1st Sess., April 5, 1995; referred to Committee on Energy and Natural Resources).

6. "Senators See Possible Deal as NUGs, Utilities Square Off in PURPA Debate," Electric Utility Week, June 12, 1995, at 1.


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