McMorris Hails the Confirmation of Phil Moeller as Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner

Dec 29, 2008


(Washington, DC) — Congresswoman Cathy McMorris (WA-05) today congratulated Phil Moeller for being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Commissioner for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

“Phil Moeller is a Spokane native who understands Northwest energy issues,” said McMorris. “His experience and work ethic, combined with his in-depth knowledge of energy markets, will enable him to address the challenges and opportunities of our 21st Century energy system.”

Moeller served as energy policy advisor to former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton, and most recently served as the Washington representative for Alliant Energy Corp. He also worked for nearly 10 years as the Staff Coordinator for the Washington State Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications. He will serve a term expiring June 30, 2010.

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