What to know about the 3 FERC nominees

By Carlos Anchondo, Nico Portuondo | 03/01/2024 06:33 AM EST

President Joe Biden announced Federal Energy Regulatory Commission nominees David Rosner, Judy Chang and Lindsay See on Thursday.

Judy Chang.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission nominee Judy Chang. President Joe Biden announced her and two others Thursday. Chang/LinkedIn

The White House’s unveiling of three candidates Thursday to fill seats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission moves the panel closer to full strength, but the agency is likely to remain split over many energy and climate issues.

E&E News first reported President Joe Biden’s plans to announce Democrats David Rosner and Judy Chang and Republican Lindsay See as FERC nominees. The move could bring the panel back to five commissioners as the agency is weighing major electricity rules and is set to play an important role in determining the fate of liquefied natural gas projects.
E&E News first reported

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said a “fully-seated, bipartisan” commission offers “more opportunity for advancing long-lasting, sensible energy infrastructure policy.”

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“I look forward to reviewing the qualifications of the three individuals nominated today to be FERC Commissioners and assessing their commitment to American energy security,” Manchin said in a statement Thursday.

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