Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
FERC is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. It also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. FERC's predecessor was the Federal Power Commission. FERC's regulatory authority comes from the Federal Power Act (also known as thePublic Utility Act of 1935), 16 U.S.C. § 791 et seq. Its regulations are found in Title 18 of the C.F.R. Sources of FERC decisions, regulations, and guidance documents include:
Code of Federal Regulations (1938-), KF70 .A3.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Reporter. Contains opinions, orders and decisions reviewed by the Commission. Also provides legislation.
Print: KF2120.A6 F433 (library cancelled updates in 2008)
Regulations: Energy and Natural Resources > FERC Statutes and Regulations > Regulations.
Administrative Decisions: Energy and Natural Resources > FERC Opinions, Orders & Decisions (1 FERC to present).
e-CFR (current regulations only).
Federal Register on FDsys (1994-; proposed and final rule notices; preambles).
Major Orders and Regulations on the FERC Web Site (selected orders and regulations).
Code of Federal Regulations (1938-)
Federal Register (1936-)
Browse Sources > Search Sources > CFR - View Table of Contents - Title 18)
Browse Sources > Search Sources > Federal Register - search all or select year
Lexis has a number of FERC resources. To locate the ones listed below as well as others:
Browse Sources > Search Sources > FERC
FERC Decisions (1976 - )
FERC Annual Reports (1992 - )
FERC General Counsel Opinions