WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) released the below statement following the passing of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Commissioner Kevin McIntyre, who previously served as chairman of the commission.
“I am deeply saddened by the passing of former FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre. Kevin’s legacy as chairman will be remembered for his steadfast leadership at such a critical time in the agency’s history. His expansive knowledge and expertise of energy law was a tremendous asset to the commission’s important responsibilities and helped shape U.S. energy policy for years to come. My condolences go to his family during this difficult time of loss,” said Ranking Member Walden.