Policy & Regulation

Senators push Trump for FERC nominations

United States senators from both parties have urged President Donald Trump to nominate officials to FERC.
By Staff reporter 13 March 2017 0 25014

United States senators from both parties have urged President Donald Trump to nominate officials to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

FERC has not had enough members to form a quorum since early February, which means it is unable to approve projects. Trump is expected to nominate Kevin McIntyre, an energy lawyer who is co-head of Jones Day’s global energy practice, as head of FERC.

Other expected nominees for the commission are Neil Chatterjee – a long-time energy aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and opponent...