U.S. Senate confirms McNamee to FERC by narrowest of margins

Renewable Energy World: The U.S. Senate has confirmed Bernard L. McNamee to join the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, with a vote of 50:49.

The vote fell along party lines.

FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee congratulated McNamee on his confirmation. “I am pleased to welcome Bernie to the Commission and I look forward to working with him and my FERC colleagues on the important matters that are before the Commission,” he said. “Bernie’s knowledge and experience will serve the Commission well.”

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