Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Messrs. George I. Haight and S.A.L. Morgan, with whom Messrs. J.J. Hedrick and William E. Lucas were on the brief, for the Natural Gas Pipeline Co. et al.
Mr. Richard H. Demuth and Solicitor General Fahy for the Federal Power Commission, and Mr. Albert E. Hallett, Assistant Attorney General of Illinois, for the Illinois Commerce Commission. Assistant Attorney General Shea and Messrs. Melvin H. Siegel, Harry R. Booth, Archibald Cox, Richard J. Connor, George Slaff, and George F. Barrett, Attorney General of Illinois, were with them on the brief.
Mr. John E. Benton filed a brief on behalf of the National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners, as amicus curiae, in support of the Federal Power Commission.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE STONE delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is a rate case involving numerous questions which arise out of the Federal Power Commission's regulation, under §§ 5 (a) and 13 of the Natural Gas Act of 1938, 52 Stat. 821, 15 U.S.C. § 717, of the rates to be charged for the sale of natural gas by cross-petitioners, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America and Texoma Natural Gas Company.
The two companies are engaged in business...
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