The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in charge of reviewing LNG projects across the country informed that Commissioner Norman C. Bay has been named Chairman od FERC by President Obama.
Bay served as a Commissioner at FERC from August 4, 2014 through April 14, 2015. From July 2009 to July 2014, Chairman Bay was the Director of the Office of Enforcement (OE).
Before coming to FERC, Chairman Bay was a Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law and he served in the Department of Justice from 1989 to 2001. From 1989 to 2000, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia and New Mexico. From 2000 to 2001, he was the U.S. Attorney in the District of New Mexico. Prior to his Justice Department service, Chairman Bay was an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of Legal Adviser at the State Department. He also clerked for the Otto R. Skopil of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Portland, Oregon. From 2013 to 2014, Chairman Bay was a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions.
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