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How a Federal Regulator Is Hijacking Energy Policy

Added 01-26-22 09:04:02am EST - “The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is reaching well beyond its mandate to punish fossil-fuel energy producers.” - Nationalreview.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nationalreview.com: “How a Federal Regulator Is Hijacking Energy Policy | National Review”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE S ometimes you really do have to hit the mule between the eyes to get its attention. The mule of interest here is not a drug smuggler, but instead the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, whose the legal mandate is straightforward: “Economically Efficient, Safe, Reliable, and Secure Energy for Consumers . . . at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts.”

In other words, FERC is supposed to maintain a decided stance of neutrality and objectivity with respect to the complex choices among competing forms of energy to be delivered to consumers. As a crude generalization, that means …

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