WASHINGTON – Kevin McIntyre, the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, died yesterday after a lengthy illness.
The following is a statement from John Moore, director of the Sustainable FERC Project housed within the Natural Resources Defense Council:
“We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kevin McIntyre. Chairman McIntyre led FERC with a steady hand and with an emphasis on preserving open electricity markets and maintaining the independence of the commission. We especially salute his high civic calling.
“As we look to the future, we urge Congress, the administration, and the commission itself to preserve both the spirit and letter of fairness and evenhandedness that marked Chairman McIntyre’s tenure.”
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