Tag Archives: Infrastructure

FERC Considering Revisions to Pipeline Certificate Policy

Last month, FERC issued a Notice of Inquiry seeking information as it explores revising its policy statement on the certification of new natural gas transportation facilities.  The Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities Statement of Policy that is … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Budget Deal Passed

Early this morning Congress passed and the President signed into law a two-year budget deal. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: Increases the discretionary spending caps for nondefense spending to $579 billion in FY2018 and $597 billion in FY2019, a … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, One Step Back on Infrastructure Executive Orders

Last week, President Trump issued a new executive order related to infrastructure, but he also disbanded the newly created Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure.  The Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure, established by an executive order issued in July, had yet … Continue reading

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Executive Order Creates Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure; Lawsuit Follows

Earlier this month, President Trump issued Executive Order 13,805, which establishes a Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure (Council).  The President will appoint up to fifteen members to the Council to represent the interests of various infrastructure sectors.  The Council will … Continue reading

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Virginia Enacts Suite of Clean Energy Legislation

On May 8, 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed eleven energy-related bills at a ceremonial event.  The Governor’s office released a press release describing the legislation as “promot[ing] the use of solar and other renewable energy options and aim[ing] to … Continue reading

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