Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2017-01-20 05:21
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2012-12-19 13:58
Source: Idaho Rivers United
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dismissed a petition today that would have overridden state ability to enforce water quality standards—a right that has been codified by the Supreme Court. The ruling was a win for IRU and other conservation groups that are seeking better water quality standards at three Idaho Power Co. dams on the Snake River in Hells Canyon.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Thu, 2011-09-22 11:43
An apparent lack of progress supplemented by lack of collaboration and inability to pay for project related recovery costs has urged Coalition members to petition FERC to cancel two preliminary permits in Oregon.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2010-01-04 14:46
A report released by the Department of Interior this week confirms that the benefits of removal of four Klamath River dams far outweigh the costs.
The last day of 2009 saw seven hydropower projects filing their application for certification with the Low Impact Hydropower Institute. In 2009 alone, the Institute issued certifications for nine projects throughout the country. So far, there are 46 LIHI certified projects in 24 states.
Of the seven newest projects seeking LIHI certification, five are owned by PacifiCorp. The seven projects are:
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