Washington Energy Update - February/March 2013

In This Issue:

- Energy Highlights

- Just the Facts: FERC Dismisses Third-Party Complaint of Alleged Reliability Standards Violations Due to an Insufficient Evidentiary Record

- FERC Holds a Firm Line on Mitigation Plans, Denying Approval Under FPA Section 203

- President’s Second-Term Energy Opener: An ‘Energy Security Trust’

- Excerpt from Energy Highlights:

On March 11, 2013, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) denied a petition for review of its finding that UniStar Nuclear Operating Services, LLC and Calvert Cliffs 3 Nuclear Project, LLC are ineligible to obtain a license to construct and operate a new reactor at the existing Calvert Cliffs site due to their 100% ownership by a foreign corporation. However, the NRC directed its staff to review its policy on foreign ownership and consider whether additional guidance on ownership is necessary.

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