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Energy Law and Policy Research: Regulation & Policy Web Sites

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Energy Regulation Web SItes

Connect to:

Energy - Regulation Web Sites carefully selected by VLS Energy and the Environment student staff and the VLS Environmental Law Librarian. Once at the list,  click on the title of each site for a description of information contained on the site,        

  A Sample: 

Title Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil, reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines, and licenses hydropower projects. FERC is an independent Commission that is part of the executive branch of the U.S. government. 

Resources 

FERC provides a tremendous number of resources, including federal statutes, major orders & regulations, administrative materials, memoranda of understanding, staff reports & papers, market reports & analyses, market snapshots, guides, and a glossary of terms and acronyms. Search the site via the search box, or browse topics, including: documents & filings, industries, legal resources, market oversight, enforcement, and resources.
URL www.ferc.gov/

You can also link to the larger topic of  Energy Web Sites, of which Regulation is a sub-topic, or  to the entire list of all topics in the VLS Environmental Law Research Sources database. 

Energy Policy Web Sites

Connect to: 

Energy Policy - Government Sites or  Energy Policy - University Web Sites  or Energy Policy - Non-Profit Sites, all carefully selected by VLS Energy and the Environment student staff and the VLS Environmental Law Librarian. Once at the list,  click on the title of each site for a description of information contained on the site,        

A Sample:

Title National Conference of State Legislatures - Energy
Description The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is committed to improving the effectiveness of state legislatures and their collaboration, amplify the voice of legislatures, and promote policy innovation. 

Resources: 

The Energy section of NCSL’s website links users to, regulations, legislation, policy briefs, articles, reports and other publications. Topics include: climate and energy, energy efficiency, energy infrastructure and reliability, federal issues, fossil fuels, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and transportation.
URL http://www.ncsl.org/research/energy.aspx

 

You can also link to the larger topic of  Energy Web Sites, of which Policy is a sub-topic, or  to the entire list of all topics in the VLS Environmental Law Research Sources database.