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FERC and Washington Sign MoU on Development of Hydrokinetic Projects

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between FERC and the State of Washington to streamline the regulatory structure for development of hydrokinetic projects in Washington.

Under the MoU, among other things, FERC and Washington will notify each other when one becomes aware of a potential hydrokinetic project in the state and establish a schedule for reviewing and processing applications. The two entities will also coordinate environmental review of any proposed project.

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