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Other FERC Issuances
Other documents issued by FERC and available through the FERC eLibrary include:
A rate document (tariff sheet, initial rate schedule and supplement, or service agreement) to which the Office of Energy Market Regulation (OEMR) has affixed a stamp that specifies the effective date, designation numbers, and docket number of the rate filing.
Types of approved designation are rate schedules, tariffs, and service agreements entered under terms of the tariff.
A document stating the views and recommendations of the Commission, usually in response to a request soliciting FERC analysis on a House or Senate bill that is pending legislation before a Congressional Committee, on an oversight activity by a Congressional Committee whose jurisdiction is related to FERC regulatory matters, or on pending actions or proposed procedures on the part of other federal or state agencies concerning matters that involve parallel or shared jurisdictional responsibilities with the Commission, such as EPA, or bureaus within the Department of the Interior & Army Corps of Engineers.
Correspondence with Applicant
Documents prepared by a FERC office and addressed to a utility, or other filing party which has submitted an application, request or report to be acted upon by the FERC office.
FERC Correspondence with Submitting Party is a class of correspondence that includes documents prepared by a FERC office and addressed to a hydropower project applicant or licensee, or other filing party that has submitted an application, request or report to be acted upon by the FERC office.
Correspondence with Government Agency
Letters or other documents prepared by FERC and addressed to another federal or state government agency advising, notifying, or otherwise informing the receiving agency with respect to a matter related to FERC regulatory jurisdiction.
The document class excludes FOIA requests, Associated Public File (APF) and other documents identified as congressional constituent casework and correspondence related to FERC administrative matters but unrelated to regulatory subject matter.
A letter or other correspondence prepared by Commission staff and addressed to an external party other than a hydropower project applicant, licensee, exemptee, permittee or governmental agency, providing general information about the regulatory activities of the Commission.
Such correspondence is merely informational or advisory.
A letter or other correspondence prepared by Commission staff and addressed to an external party other than a utility or government agency, which provides general information about the regulatory activities of the Commission. Such correspondence is merely informational.
An internal work paper document that is prepared by and addressed to FERC staff. It concerns the routing or transmittal of documents as work product or analyses and evaluation functions (including staff recommendations pertinent to Commission action in regulatory matters), or can be a summary of a telephone conversation with other FERC staff or an external party.
A formal issuance by the Office of the Secretary or a FERC office communicating to the general public that an application, petition, request or compliance submittal has been filed with the Commission, or advising that a Commission action has been scheduled, or giving notice of a formal Commission action.
Part of a class of documents that are prepared by Commission staff or by a consultant under contract with FERC and issued by the Commission on a topic or subject related to the Commission's regulatory responsibilities.
FERC reports class is a group of reports prepared and issued by the Office of Hydropower Licensing, one of its divisions, or regional offices, summarizing the findings and recommendations determined by a review of the records or technical data or by a field investigation and inspection of a hydropower project. Such a report can be prepared in an evaluation process; thus, it is intended to be an internal working document not available to the public. In other instances, such reports provide technical and engineering data necessary to meet safety and environmental requirements and are public records of compliance with these standards.
Response to an Inquiry
Letters prepared by Commission staff and addressed to an external party, other than a utility or government agency, in response to an inquiry or request for information on a general subject or broad topic of energy regulation.