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04 Regional/Federal

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Angela O'Connor's Testimony to FERC in Docket No. RP08-374-000. The testimony argues the Maritimes Pipeline Tariff.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Comments were filed in FERC Docket No. AD08-7-000; Annual Charges Assessments for Public Utilities. NEPGA commented that FERC's existing methodology for the assessment of electric annual charges to public utilities is fair and equitable and should not be revisited.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
NEPGA filed a Motion for Leave to Intervene, Protest and Request for Technical Conference in Docket No. RP08-374. The filing is in response to the Maritimes and Northeast Gas Pipeline's Tariff Filing. The motion was granted by FERC on 6/11/2008.
Monday, April 21, 2008
NEPGA filed comments in the FERC NOPR (Docket Nos. RM07-129-000 and AD07-7-000) proposing reforms to improve the operation of organized wholesale electric markets.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
A Motion to Intervene and Comments in Docket No. ER08-633-000. The intervention and comments were in response to ISO-NE's results filing for the Forward Capacity Auction for the 2010-2011 power year.
Friday, February 15, 2008
A Motion to Intervene in FERC Docket No. ER08-538 regarding the Day Ahead Load Response Program. The intervention was an effort to establish procedural standing in the event that we decide to file comments at a later date.

Connecticut

Thursday, August 14, 2008
Comments were filed in Docket No. 08-07-01 in response to the Connecticut Siting Council's Ten Year Forecast.

Friday, March 7, 2008
Written and oral testimony were filed to the Energy and Technology Committee in opposition to House Bill No. 5783; An Act Concerning Electricity Market Incentive Rebates.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Comments in response to the Connecticut Energy and Technology Committee on Raised Bill No. 188 were filed. The comments argue against language in the Bill which would allow utilities to own facilities that generate electricity.
Friday, February 8, 2008
NEPGA submitted Comments to the Connecticut Commissioner of Environmental Protection for the rulemaking proceeding to adopt rules concerning the abatement of air pollution from electric generating units with a nameplate capacity equal to or greater than twenty-five megawatts.
Thursday, February 7, 2008
NEPGA submitted Comments to the Connecticut Energy Advisory Board's ("CEAB") on Electric Distribution Companies' Procurement Plan for Connecticut dated January 1, 2008.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
NEPGA filed comments in Connecticut DPUC Docket No. 07-06-62 - DPUC Report to the Connecticut General Assembly on Electric Reliability.
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
NEPGA filed comments in Connecticut DPUC Docket No. 07-08-24 - DPUC Investigation of the Process and Criteria for Use in Implementing Section 50 of Public Act 07-242 – Peaking Generation.

Maine

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
NEPGA/EPSA filed joint comments in MPUC Docket No. 2008-156 regarding Maine's participation in ISO-NE.
Friday, July 25, 2008
NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene in MPUC Docket No. 2008-255 The docket is for the proposed transmission project referred to as the Maine Power Reliability Program.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
NEPGA filed a Petition to Intervene in Docket No. 2008-156, MPUC's investigation of Maine Utilities continued participation in ISO-NE.
Thursday, September 20, 2007
NEPGA filed comments on the Maine Department of Environmental Protections Proposed 06-096 CMR, Chapter 156: CO2 Budget Trading Program and 06-096 CMR, Chapter 157:CO2 Budget Trading Program Waiver and Suspension.
Friday, August 24, 2007
NEPGA filed comments with the Maine Public Utilities Commission – Docket NO 2007-317 – Inquiry Regarding the RE-entry of Electric Utilities into the Energy Supply Business.

Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
NEPGA wrote a letter to Secretary Cottrell of the DPU regarding long-term contracts to facilitate the financing of renewable energy generation in the State.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
NEPGA filed comments with the Department of Energy Resources pertaining to the Class I renewables, Class II renewables and an alternative energy portfolio standard.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
NEPGA sent comments to the Department of Energy Resources regarding the import restrictions proposed for RPS compliance.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
NEPGA sent a letter to Governor Patrick urging him to veto S. 2540 An Act Establishing the Global Warming Solutions Act.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
A letter was sent to Commissioner Robert Keating of the MDPU regarding he Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline (M&N) Gas Quality Tariff Specifications.
Thursday, April 24, 2008
NEPGA filed comments on the redraft of HB 4672. The drastic change in the application of the tax treatment proposed in the bill and its effects were highlighted.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
NEPGA sent a letter to Chairman Morrissey of the Massachusetts Senate Telecommunication, Utilities & Energy Committee regarding a proposed amendment to Section 90 of the comprehensive energy bill in hopes to accommodate MMWEC's changes to its corporate structure.
Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Comments were filed to Chairman Morrisey on the Senate Re-draft of HB 4373.
Monday, September 24, 2007
NEPGA filed comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources on proposed regulations for rules for conducting auctions of CO2 allowances created under the massachusetts CO2 Budget Trading Program, 225 CMR 13.00 and 310 CMR 7.70, in compliance with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Thursday, August 23, 2007
NEPGA Comments filed with the Cape Cod Commission in opposition of Draft Resolution for all pending and future Development of Regional Impact (“DRI”) Regulations.

New Hampshire

Friday, October 17, 2008
NEPGA sent a letter to Director Howland of the PUC supporting rehearing for PSNH's Scrubber Project in Merrimack.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
NEPGA filed comments with the PUC requesting that the Commission grant stakeholders the opportunity to comment on whether PSNH's Merrimack Station Scrubber is in the public's interest.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
NEPGA requested the opportunity to properly analyze and further comment on the proposed revisions to HB 1434.
Thursday, January 3, 2008
NEPGA filed preliminary comments in opposition to House Bill 1499-FNA. NEPGA argued against the tax plan in the Bill.

Rhode Island

Thursday, June 5, 2008
Comments were filed regarding Rhode Island's recent RGGI proposals.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Testimony before the New Hampshire Energy, Environment and Economic Development Committee.
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