The petition of the day is:

Simmons v. Sabine River Authority of Louisiana

Issue: Whether the Federal Power Act (FPA) preempts petitioners’ property damage tort and takings claims caused by the operation of the licensee of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensed dam project, where the provisions of the FPA have explicitly saved and reserved such claims to the property owners.

Posted in Simmons v. Sabine River Authority of Louisiana, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 9, 2014, 10:12 PM),