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February 20, 2024

D.C. Circuit Affirms Exclusive Jurisdiction Upon Filing of Petition for Review Under Natural Gas Act

On February 13, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued an opinion in Bohon v. FERC, affirming its prior holding that the Natural Gas Act (NGA) "explicitly strips district courts of jurisdiction to review a FERC certificate after a court of appeals receives the record in a suit challenging that certificate."
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November 07, 2023

Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2024 "Best Law Firms"

Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in Best Lawyers 2024 edition of Best Law Firms on its national and regional scale.
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August 29, 2023

A Decade of Acclaim: Wright & Talisman Attorneys Featured in The Best Lawyers in America Since 2014, and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Since 2021

Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.
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  • February 20, 2024
    D.C. Circuit Affirms Exclusive Jurisdiction Upon Filing of Petition for Review Under Natural Gas Act
  • November 07, 2023
    Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2024 "Best Law Firms"
  • August 29, 2023
    A Decade of Acclaim: Wright & Talisman Attorneys Featured in The Best Lawyers in America Since 2014, and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Since 2021
  • August 14, 2023
    DOE Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Aimed at High-Voltage Electric Transmission Line Expansion
  • August 09, 2023
    FERC Adopts a Wide Package of Interconnection Reforms with Order No. 2023
  • June 23, 2023
    FERC Responds to Extreme Weather Threats to Reliability by Mandating New Reliability Standard and Transmission Provider Reports
  • June 07, 2023
    Wright & Talisman Ranked Among America's Leading Law Firms by Chambers USA 2023
  • June 05, 2023
    D.C. Circuit Opinion Further Clouds FERC's Rehearing Authority
  • May 24, 2023
    Wright & Talisman Participates in 33rd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk
  • May 19, 2023
    FERC Grants Otter Tail's Request for Incentive Rate Treatment for Two Transmission Projects
On February 13, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued an opinion in Bohon v. FERC, affirming its prior holding that the Natural Gas Act (NGA) "explicitly strips district courts of jurisdiction to review a FERC certificate after a court of appeals receives the record in a suit challenging that certificate."
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in Best Lawyers 2024 edition of Best Law Firms on its national and regional scale.
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.
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On August 10, 2023, the Department of Energy (DOE), through its Grid Deployment Office, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) and request for comment aimed at expanding the permitting process for high-voltage electric transmission lines (i.e., lines rated 230 kilovolts and above). The NOPR seeks to provide an efficient and well-coordinated process to expedite approval of high-voltage transmission infrastructure projects.
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On July 28, 2023, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order No. 2023, a Final Rule adopting reforms of its standard generator interconnection procedures and agreements to address interconnection queue backlogs and promote new technologies.
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On Thursday, June 15, 2023, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) finalized two rules aimed at improving the reliability of the bulk power system in light of the threats posed by extreme weather. First, in Order No. 896, Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements for Extreme Weather, FERC directed the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to establish a new Reliability Standard addressing the risks of extreme heat and cold weather events in long-term transmission system planning.
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. continues to be ranked as one of America's leading law firms in the area of energy law by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm is ranked nationally in the areas of Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation).
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On May 26, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued an opinion in Sierra Club v. FERC remanding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for further review FERC's most recent orders approving development of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). While the substantive matters of the opinion are important, the decision may be more notable for the significant procedural findings regarding FERC's authority to address matters on rehearing announced in it.
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On May 20, 2023, the Wright & Talisman, P.C. team participated in the 33rd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk, joining over 4,000 participants both virtual and in-person at West Potomac Park in raising close to $1.5 million to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA).
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On May 18, 2023, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order granting the Otter Tail Power Company's (Otter Tail) request for incentive rate treatment for its investments in two regional transmission projects, the Jamestown Project and the Big Stone South Project.
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