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Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Near The Wires: Washington Supreme Court Accepts Review of EMF Damages Case

Many in the electric utility industry thought that the threat of liability arising from human exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (“EMF”) had been put to rest years ago. …

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Still Not Out of the Woods: Ninth Circuit Affirms Limits on FERC Jurisdiction Over Publics But Leaves Damages Door Ajar

Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion confirming that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) cannot order publicly-owned utilities to …