Industries and Commodities
The Transportation, Energy, and Agriculture Section (TEA) is responsible for civil antitrust enforcement, competition advocacy, and competition policy in the areas of:
- Domestic and international aviation
- Business and leisure travel
- Railroads, trucking, and ocean shipping
- Hotels, restaurants, and travel services
- Oil field services
- Food products, crops, seeds, fish, and livestock
- Agricultural biotech
Federal and State Contacts
Transportation, energy, and agriculture matters: TEA works closely on investigations and cases with Federal regulatory agencies and state attorneys general.
Competition advocacy: TEA consults on policy issues with, and engages in formal proceedings before, such regulatory agencies as the Department of Transportation, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Federal Maritime Commission.
Selected Cases and Investigations
U.S. and Plaintiff States v. US Airways Group, Inc. and AMR Corporation
U.S. and State of New York v. Twin America, LLC, et al.
U.S. v. Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Premium Standard Farms, LLC
U.S. and Plaintiff States v. JBS S.A. and National Beef Packing Company, LLC
U.S. v. Signature Flight Support and Hawker Beechcraft Services, Inc.
U.S. v. Monsanto Company and Delta and Pine Land Company
Robert Lepore, Chief
Patricia Corcoran, Assistant Chief
Katherine Speegle, Assistant Chief
Suite 8000, Liberty Square Building
450 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
Antitrust Division Leadership, Section, and Office Directory: Contains contact information for each section and office.
Division Manual: Chapter 1, Organization and Functions of the Antitrust Division