Definitions for "NOPR"
Notice of Proposed Ruling. A proposal by the FERC to change its rules. Sometimes preceded by a Notice of Inquiry. Normally calls for comments from all interested parties and in some cases, reply comments and/or public hearings. A NOPR may or may not result in a final rule.
Notice of Proposed Rule Making. A draft generic policy change promulgated by regulatory agencies.
See "Notice of Public Rulemaking."