PretiFlaherty

Contact
Share
Info
One City Center
Portland, ME 04101, United States
Phone: 207.791.3000
Fax: 207.791.3111
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Montana to study customer-generator costs, benefits

Montana utility regulators are preparing to study the costs and benefits of distributed solar energy projects and other customer-generators. The results could reshape the way net-metered customers are charged for electric…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Bikers Who Love that 'Wind-in-My-Hair' Feeling Still Hoping for Legislative Relief

When I was 18 and a freshman at Northeastern, my sister-in-law, Sue, was a recent graduate of the Mt. Auburn Hospital school of nursing (Cambridge) and working as an operating room nurse at that hospital. One day she asked me…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Personal Injury, Transportation

Complainants Mostly Strike Out at Commission on Judicial Conduct

Except for one judge who made a racially insensitive comment to a colleague and was forced to resign (see previous post), Massachusetts judges, in the judgment of their watchdogs, pretty much behaved themselves in…more
 /  Administrative Law

US considers Arctic offshore oil exploration

U.S. regulators are evaluating an application by a company seeking to explore for oil in the Arctic. On June 12, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management or BOEM announced that it had deemed Eni US Operating Co.'s…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Rover pipeline HDD spill investigation

Federal energy regulators overseeing the development of a new interstate natural gas pipeline have announced the opening of an investigation, following the inadvertent release of about 2 million gallons of drilling fluid from a…more
 /  Construction Law, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Update on Marijuana Progress at the Maine Legislature

As of early June 2017, Maine’s implementation of the legalization of marijuana for adult use continues to chug along. The Maine Legislature’s Joint-Select Marijuana Legalization Implementation Committee has been meeting several…more
 /  Elections & Politics

Forest Service approves transmission lines

The U.S. Forest Service has released its final approvals for two major electricity transmission lines proposed for development across several western states, issuing Records of Decision for the TransWest Express and Energy…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Official Report Leaves One Eager to Know More about 'Racially Insensitive' Judge

There’s one intriguing item, and one only, in the latest annual report of the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct, which fills some 90 pages of text. (I read these things so you don’t have to.) It concerns a judge…more
 /  Administrative Law

North American electric reliability - summer 2017

The North American bulk power system is expected to have sufficient resources to meet summer electricity demand for 2017, according to the U.S. electric reliability organization NERC. The North American Electric Reliability…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

New England power plant portfolio

A recent report by the New England wholesale electricity market's monitor sheds light on the region's portfolio of generation resources, and how they are changing. The ISO New England, Inc. Internal Market Monitor's 2016…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

New England wholesale electricity market report 2016

Overall, the New England wholesale electricity markets performed well in 2016, according to a report by the grid operator's internal market monitor. ISO New England, Inc. operates the bulk transmission system and wholesale…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

US Arctic oil from ANWR Section 1002?

President Trump's first proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 includes a line item for "Lease oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)". According to the budget proposal, opening ANWR to oil and gas leasing would…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities

Maine WC Appellate Division Places Burden on Employee to Prove Unavailability of Generic Prescription Drugs

In Belanger v. Miles Memorial Hospital, Me. WCB App. Div. No. 17-23 (May 25, 2017), Miles Memorial Hospital appealed from a decision of an ALJ granting, among other things, an employee’s Petition for Payment of Medical and…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

NYPA announces Albany microgrid plans

The New York Power Authority has announced plans to develop a microgrid to supply steam and electricity to the Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza in Albany. NYPA, officially known as the Power Authority of the…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Forest City dam, Maine legislation, and FERC surrender

Maine Governor Paul LePage has proposed legislation that would authorize the state to take over ownership of a dam and water storage project on the U.S.-Canada border. As initially printed on June 1, 2017, LD 1626 would be a…more
 /  Energy & Utilities
Showing 1-15 of 707 Results
/
View per page
Page: of 48
This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.