Information Resources

GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS
American Rivers and National Park Service. May 1996. River Renewal: Restoring Rivers Through Hydropower Dam Relicensing, American Rivers, Washington. D.C.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. April 1992. Manual of Standard Special Articles, Office of Hydropower Licensing, Paper No. DPR-4. Washington, D.C.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Dec. 2000. Guidelines to Consider for Participating in the Alternative Licensing Process, The Interagency Task Force on Improving Hydroelectric Licensing Processes, Washington, DC.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. March 2001. Preparing Environmental Assessments - Guidelines for Applicants, Contractors, and Staff, FERC Office of Energy Projects, Hydroelectric Licensing Groups, Washington, D.C.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. April 2001. Guidance for Shoreline Management Planning at Hydropower Projects, FERC Office of Energy Projects, Washington, D.C.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. April 2001. Hydroelectric Project Licensing Handbook. Washington, D.C.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. April 2002. Revised List of Comprehensive Plans.

Hydropower Reform Coalition. July 1997. RELICENSING TOOL KIT: Guidelines for Effective Participation in the FERC Relicensing Process, Washington, D.C.

National Research Council. March 2002. Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management. National Academy Press. Washington, D.C.

WEBSITES

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
https://www.ferc.gov
General information and links to other sites.

FERC's Elibrary Document Search Engine
https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp
All electronically-available documents filed with FERC.

Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations
www.access.gpo.gov or https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/
Latest versions of federal regulations

Hydropower Reform Coalition
https://www.hydroreform.org
A coalition of more than 100 conservation and recreation organizations across the country dedicated to reforming the operations of hydropower dams for improved public benefits and enhanced environmental health for our nation’s rivers.

American Rivers
https://www.americanrivers.org/
A 30-year old non-profit national river conservation organization dedicated to restoring and protecting America’s rivers.