The Federal Government's Role in Electric Transmission Facility Siting

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This report looks at the history of transmission siting and the reason behind the movement toward an increased federal role in siting decisions, explains the new federal role in transmission siting pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and discusses legal issues related to this and any potential future expansions of the federal role.

Creator(s): Vann, Adam
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 28, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Vann, Adam

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 28, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report looks at the history of transmission siting and the reason behind the movement toward an increased federal role in siting decisions, explains the new federal role in transmission siting pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and discusses legal issues related to this and any potential future expansions of the federal role.

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14 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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