Report of the Judicial Review Committee
This report summarizes cases reviewing decisions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and other cases pertinent to energy regulation. The time frame covered by this report is January 2011 through December 2011.*
I. ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
A. Displacement of Federal Common Law
In American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, the United States Supreme Court held that the statutory delegation of authority to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA) displaces federal common law public nuisance claims brought by governmental and private entities against operators of …
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Publication information: Article title: Report of the Judicial Review Committee. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Energy Law Journal. Volume: 33. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2012. Page number: 301+. © Foundation of the Energy Law Journal 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.