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Title 18Chapter ISubchapter APart 2

TITLE 18—Conservation of Power and Water Resources





Statements of General Policy and Interpretations of the Commission

Initial notice; service; and information copies of formal documents.
Public suggestions, comments, proposals on substantial prospective regulatory issues and problems.
Availability in contested cases of information acquired by staff investigation.
Policy statement on consultation with Indian tribes in Commission proceedings.

Statements of General Policy and Interpretations Under the Federal Power Act

Transmission lines.
Suspension of rate schedules.
Recreational development at licensed projects.
Conditions in preliminary permits and licenses—list of and citations to “P—” and “L—” forms.
Calculation of taxes for property of public utilities and licensees constructed or acquired after January 1, 1970.
Design and construction.
Specified reasonable rate of return.
Price discrimination and anticompetitive effect (price squeeze issue).
Phased electric rate increase filings.
State and Federal comprehensive plans.
Good faith requests for transmission services and good faith responses by transmitting utilities.
Regional Transmission Groups.
Pricing policy for transmission services provided under the Federal Power Act.
Use of reserved authority in hydropower licenses to ameliorate cumulative impacts.
Project decommissioning at relicensing.
Ratemaking treatment of the cost of emissions allowances in coordination transactions.
Policies concerning review of applications under section 203.

Non-Mandatory Guidance on Smart Grid Standards

Availability of North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Smart Grid Standards as non-mandatory guidance.

Statements of General Policy and Interpretations Under the Natural Gas Act

Suspension of rate schedules.
Auxiliary installations and replacement facilities.
Temporary certificates—pipeline companies.
Facilities and activities during an emergency—accounting treatment of defense-related expenditures.
Calculation of taxes for property of pipeline companies constructed or acquired after January 1, 1970.
Regulatory treatment of payments made in lieu of take-or-pay obligations.
Utilization and conservation of natural resources—natural gas.

Statement of General Policy To Implement Procedures for Compliance With the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969

Detailed environmental statement.

Statement of General Policy To Implement the Economic Stabilization Act of 1970, as Amended, and Executive Orders 11615 and 11627

Statement of policy respecting take or pay provisions in gas purchase contracts.
Mechanisms for passthrough of pipeline take-or-pay buyout and buydown costs.
Gas supply charges.

Rules of General Applicability


Statement of General Policy and Interpretations Under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978

Statement of policy concerning allegations of fraud, abuse, or similar grounds under section 601(c) of the NGPA.

Statement of Interpretation Under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978

Statement of interpretation of waste concerning natural gas as the primary energy source for qualifying small power production facilities.

Statement of Penalty Reduction/Waiver Policy To Comply With the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996

Penalty reduction/waiver policy for small entities.
Appendix A to Part 2—Guidance for Determining the Acceptable Construction Area for Auxiliary and Replacement Facilities
Appendix B to Part 2 [Reserved]
Appendix C to Part 2—Nationwide Proceeding Computation of Federal Income Tax Allowance Independent Producers, Pipeline Affiliates and Pipeline Producers Continental U.S.—1972 Data (Docket No. R-478)

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