Commission vacancies threaten Trump's energy 'dominance'
June 30, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there was one.
The five-member commission that oversees natural gas pipelines and other energy projects is down to a single commissioner as one of the panel's two remaining members is stepping down.
The departure Friday of Democrat Colette Honorable from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission leaves Acting Chairwoman Cheryl LaFleur as the panel's sole member. The vacancies further hobble the agency's ability to make decisions on pipeline projects and proposed mergers worth billions of dollars and threaten to undermine President Donald Trump's promise of U.S. "...