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Transportation, Energy, and Agriculture Section


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
  • Electricity
  • Oil field services
  • Food products, crops, seeds, fish, and livestock
  • Agricultural biotech

Patricia Corcoran, Acting Section Chief


Patricia Corcoran
Acting Section Chief

Patricia Corcoran
Assistant Chief

Katherine Speegle
Assistant Chief

Edward Duffy
Acting Assistant Chief

Catherine Reilly
Acting Assistant Chief

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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.

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TEA Contact Information

Mailing address:
Suite 8000, Liberty Square Building
450 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530

Phone: 202-307-6349
Fax: 202-616-2441