FERC: For Citizens: Get Involved, U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission(FERC) , Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), (2011)


Get Involved

If you think you might be affected by a proposed natural gas or hydroelectric project regulated by the Commission, you have certain rights. These rights range from being able to look at project correspondence to becoming an intervener and being able to appeal any FERC decisions in federal court.

The Commission's Citizen's Guides are a good place to start.

Should I Get Involved?
Only you can ultimately answer this but we can help you think things through. Read More.
How to Get Involved
Take advantage of a suite of electronic services to easily get involved. Still prefer paper? That's fine too. Read more.
The Process
Natural gas and hydropower projects have distinct processes. This overview will help you to participate. Read More

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil.

Contains sections on how to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, Enforcement, Legal Resources, Dispute Resoulution Service (DRS), etc.