Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2013-11-15 10:35
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2013-09-11 10:02
The Hydropower Reform Coalition and the National Park Service have collaborated to produce an assessment of the recreational issues surrounding a proposed tidal energy project in the Kenai Peninsula near Nikiski Alaska.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2013-08-05 10:48
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will hold a workshop on October 2, 2013 to explore the possibility of a two-year licensing process for hydropower development at non-powered dams and closed-loop pumped storage projects.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2013-07-26 00:00
Last week, the United States Senate passed two hydropower bills by unanimous consent. The two bills now await President Obama’s signature.
The Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act, sponsored by Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington, aims to expedite the permitting process for conduit hydropower and direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to study the feasibility of a streamlined two-year permitting process for closed-loop pumped storage projects.
Hydropower Reform Coalition * Center for Environmental Law & Policy
American Whitewater * Columbia River Bioregional Education Project North Cascades Conservation Council * Sierra Club
July 26, 2013
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