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Author Hempling, Scott, author

Title Regulating public utility performance : the law of market structure, pricing and jurisdiction / Scott Hempling
Published Chicago, IL : ABA, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, [2013]


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 MELB  KN 275.P8 A1 Hem/Rpu  AVAILABLE
Description xxviii, 471 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Regulatory law : purposes, powers, rights and responsibilities -- The traditional utility monopoly -- Authorizing competition -- Making competition effective -- Monitoring competition for anti-competitive behaviors -- "Just and reasonable" prices in non-competitive markets : cost-based rates set by the regulator -- "Just and reasonable" prices in "competitive" markets : market-based rates set by the seller -- Discrimination : when is favoritism "undue"? -- Filed rate doctrine : the "filed rate" is the only lawful rate -- Retroactive ratemaking : the prohibition and the exceptions -- Mobile-Sierra doctrine : when does contract "sanctity" give way to government-ordered amendments? -- The federal-state relationship -- Jurisdiction's future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-418) and index
Subject Public utilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Public utilities -- Rates -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Author American Bar Association. Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, sponsor
LC no. 2013030298
ISBN 9781627222921 (alk. paper)
1627222928 (alk. paper)