Federal Power Commission


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Federal Power Commission

A former agency of the U.S. federal government that licensed hydroelectric projects on federally owned land and regulated natural gas and interstate electric sales. It was established in 1930 and was replaced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 1977.
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45) Federal Power Commission, Natural Gas Survey Volume 1 (Washington, DC: U.
Sources: * 1973-September 1977: Federal Power Commission, Form FPC-4, "Monthly Power Plant Report.
50) After an investigation, the Federal Power Commission (FPC) ordered Union to obtain a license based on two findings made by the hearings examiner: First, that the project would affect the downstream navigability of the Black River.
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 (FPC).
FERC is an independent regulatory agency within the Department of Energy and is the successor to the Federal Power Commission.
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Hollis was the first Director of the Office of Enforcement of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, establishing the office and its policies and procedures, serving from 1977 to 1980 and was a trial lawyer at the Federal Power Commission from 1974 to 1975.
The water-rights dispute stretches back to at least 1969, when the Rincon and La Jolla bands filed suit in federal District Court and also filed claims before the Federal Power Commission, maintaining that a dam built across the San Luis Rey River by Escondido and Vista Irrigation District, to develop water and power, illegally took water granted to the tribes by the federal government.
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