12/11/2018 - Ari Peskoe

Senate confirms McNamee for FERC seat

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Ari Peskoe, Director of the Electricity Law Initiative at Harvard Law School, said he filed a comment with FERC Thursday asking McNamee recuse himself from any cases involving policies he was involved in crafting while at the Energy Department, including Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to raise power rates for coal and nuclear plants.

“As a matter of law, he is incapable of being an impartial adjudicator,” Peskoe wrote on Twitter.

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