Binz got raked over the coals *heh* by the Senate, and our dear Senator Manchin sided with his friend coal, effectively killing Binz's nomination. I wonder how Norman Bay feels about coal?
But, coal may be the least of his worries, as it appears he has a different group of folks opposing his nomination.
Did Obama's New FERC Nominee 'Criminalize' Energy Regulation? (Forbes)
Going Public: Powhatan Energy Fund’s "Insurance Policy" Regarding FERC Enforcement’s Non-Public Manipulation Investigation Into The Fund’s "High-Frequency" PJM Trading Activity (Mondaq)
With confirmation hearing set, Obama's pick to lead agency faces uncomfortable questions (E&E)
The Investors at War With Political Power:
How a once-obscure federal agency targeted two brothers, and what happened when they decided to fight back in the age of Obama (Wall Street Journal)
If You Have a FERC Problem, Maybe Don’t Hire a FERC Lawyer (AboveTheLaw)
FERC’s Prosecutorial Tactics (Cato Inst.)
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