Influential Western interests sought access to the parks through the Federal Power Commission
, and in the first congressional round, they pushed through a bill giving the FPC jurisdiction over park waters.
1973-September 1977: Unpublished Federal Power Commission
Also in 1935, Congress established the Federal Power Commission
, later reorganized as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; to this day, its complex rate and merger regulations delay and contort changes within the industry.
Congress established the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission), originally known as the Federal Power Commission
(FPC), in the Federal Water Power Act of 1920 (FWPA)(1) to provide comprehensive control over nonfederal hydroelectric development on the nation's waters.
In 1958, the Federal Power Commission
, the predecessor of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), issued to Carolina Power & Light a 50-year license for the Yadkin Pee Dee River Hydroelectric Project (which includes both plants).
The predecessor of the FPA, the Federal Water Power Act of 1920, consolidated the authority of three federal government agencies over hydroelectric licensing into a newly created Federal Power Commission
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Owens was also an engineer in the Division of Rates and Corporate Regulation at the former Federal Power Commission
and worked as a design and test engineer for General Electric and Philadelphia Electric Companies respectively.