Energy Laws and Regulations
From Wendy Lyons Sunshine, former About.com Guide
Various laws and legislation govern energy and utility activities.
- Timeline of U.S. energy legislation and regulation milestones
- 5 laws that govern federal agencies' use of fuels and energy
- Lawsuits have spurred EPA regulation of greenhouse gases
- Recommended Book: FERC 2nd Ed by McGrew (ABA)
Government agencies and authorized regulatory organizations oversee the energy industry.
Notify the authorities about oil spills and other emergencies; participate in the energy regulation process.