Energy Policy:

FERC's Susan Court, attorney R. Michael Sweeney discuss agency's new duties

Under 2005 EPAct provisions, Congress increased the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's jurisdiction and authority. During today's OnPoint, Susan Court, director of FERC's Office of Enforcement, and R. Michael Sweeney Jr., attorney and partner at Hunton & Williams, discuss the major revamping FERC has undergone. They also discuss FERC's role as a consumer-oriented agency and its ability to affect public power companies.