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Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2015-03-25 11:15
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2012-03-05 00:00
The Departments of the Interior and Energy and the Department of the Army for Civil Works (Army Corps of Engineers) announced that they have extended their partnership to advance hydropower development for an additional five years. The new agreement is an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding for Hydropower the three agencies signed in 2010.
In the new agreement- termed an Action Plan- the agencies commit to working toward the following:
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Thu, 2011-03-31 12:46
A Biological Opinion (BiOp) recently produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has determined that continued operation of Englebright dam and Daguerre Point dams on the lower Yuba River in California will jeopardize endangered fish species on the Yuba River.
The Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon and steelhead and the Southern distinct population segment of North American green sturgeon have all be affected by the dams.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Thu, 2010-09-09 15:32
Yesterday, FERC and Army Corps of Engineers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to coordinate the respective regulatory processes associated with the authorizations required to construct and operate non-Federal hydropower projects.According to the press release by FERC, the MOU provides for:
FERC issued a license to Duke Energy, Indiana on September 07, 2010 for continued generation at the 64.8 MW Markland Hydroelectric project (P-2211).
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