FERC

Environmentalists Demand Feds Stop Hogan-Backed Pipeline

August 22, 2018

The Potomac Pipeline is set to route fracked gas through Maryland. Katlyn Schmitt of Waterkeepers Chesapeake tells Dharna Noor why her group and others are demanding federal regulators reconsider permitting its construction

Financial Regulator Shutdown, Halts Investigations of Wall Street Crimes

October 9, 2013

The CFTC is shutdown in the middle of implementing Dodd Frank financial regulations. The main U.S. regulatory agency responsible for monitoring commodity markets has ceased most of its operations during the government shutdown. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) oversees commodity markets, like oil and corn. It adopts regulatory rules, and monitors markets and trading…