Docket No. EO-05-01: Pursuant to Rule 213 of the rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission"), 18 C.F.R. § 385.213, Potomac Electric Power Company ("Pepco") and PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. ("PJM") hereby answer the Motion of Robert G. Bumley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality To Deny the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's Petition on the Grounds that the Commission May Not Lawfully Grant the Requested Relief; or, in the Alternative, To Defer Action Pending Further Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Requested Relief ("VDEQ Motion"). j For the reasons detailed in this Answer, Pepco and PJM request that the Commission deny the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's ("VDEQ") motion.