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  • U.S. court upholds FERC rules on electric grid planning

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday upheld rules from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calling on utilities to take various actions, including increased planning of large transmission projects. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
  • Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elisse Walter, a former regulator who twice served as head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was appointed on Thursday to serve as a public governor to the board of Wall Street's self-funded regulator. The Financial...
  • AgBank, Bank of China get approval to issue $29 billion in preference shares

    SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank) and Bank of China the country's third- and fourth-biggest lenders, have obtained regulatory approval to issue up to $29 billion worth of preference shares to help shore up their capital....
  • Gogo reports 2Q loss on international expansion costs

    Gogo reports 2Q loss on international expansion costs
    Internet company Gogo Inc. on Monday reported a second-quarter loss in part due to increased fees and regulatory approval costs from expanding its service internationally. It also said it expects to hit the low end of its adjusted income for the full...
  • Gogo's international expansion takes off

    Gogo's international expansion takes off
    Wi-Fi provider Gogo’s international expansion is taking off, as its first Japan Airlines flight equipped with inflight Internet took off today and the company recently gained approval to provide its service over Russia.  The Itasca-based...
  • More pipelines the next phase of Marcellus Shale drilling boom

    The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over. After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage. With more than 8,000 shale...
  • BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West

    BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West
    James Perkins sees the federal Bureau of Land Management more as a belligerent occupying army than a government agency serving U.S. citizens, including those like him in south-central Utah. Perkins is the sheriff of Garfield County, a rural bastion...
  • Loyola, Terps lacrosse to play April 8 in College Park

    Loyola, Terps lacrosse to play April 8 in College Park
    Loyola Maryland announced Thursday that it will play at Maryland next season in a rematch of the 2012 national title game, giving the Greyhounds' schedule a needed boost in the absence of perennial rival Johns Hopkins. The Greyhounds and Terps will meet...
  • PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno

    PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno
    If you're curious about how Pacific Gas & Electric managed to flout gas line safety rules for years, and why there's reason to doubt that the California Public Utilities Commission will hold the company fully responsible for the explosion that destroyed a...
  • Kinder Morgan Signs Up Customers For New England Natural Gas Pipeline

    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP said natural gas distribution companies in New England have agreed to buy firm gas on the U.S. energy company's proposed new pipeline into the region. A shortage of gas pipelines into New England forced energy firms there...
  • Cyber Defense Requires National Coordination

    It does not take an overactive imagination to picture the fallout from a cyber attack on an American public utility. The consequences of knocking out the generation and/or distribution of electricity, water, natural gas or communications could ripple so...