Energy Enforcement Update

Parties in FERC case against Powhatan/Chen file further briefing on the de novo review procedures under the FPA.  On January 21, FERC and Powhatan/Chen each filed memos briefing the court on their positions for de novo review under Section 31(d) of the Federal Power Act.  Recall on January 7, Judge M. Hannah Lauck of the Eastern District of Virginia held a pretrial hearing in Richmond.  At that hearing, Judge Lauck ordered further briefing regarding a number of specific questions on the de novo review issue.

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