Friday, August 22, 2014

Southwestern Power Admin. v. FERC

Southwestern Power Admin. v. FERC - 8/22/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-1033. The Appeals Court said in part, "Neither section 215(b) nor section 215(e), nor the two considered in combination, speaks with the requisite clarity to waive the federal government's sovereign immunity from monetary penalties. We therefore vacate the Commission's order."
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