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The federal hydroelectric relicensing process

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, ... Congress, second session, September 25, 1998

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages168
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Open LibraryOL7378008M
ISBN 100160579996
ISBN 109780160579998
OCLC/WorldCa40909328

  B. Bull Run Hydropower System: An Example of How FERC Relicensing Provides Strong Incentive for Voluntary Dam Removal Settlement. The FERC relicensing process has proven to be an effective tool in persuading operators of large hydroelectric dams to negotiate effective and efficient dam removals that are entirely funded by the dam operators. Welcome to Alabama Power Company's public website for the R.L. Harris Hydroelectric Project relicensing, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No. This website serves as an information source for people interested in learning more about the .

Chapter 3 - Building a Creditable Case for Shoreline Protection in the Relicensing Process There are two pathways to obtain protection of lands impacted by a hydropower project. Each method is effective for certain goals and during certain times of the licensing process. Relicensing of the Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. ) Author: Department of Ecology Subject: FERC Project - Priest Rapids Keywords: priest rapids, ferc, .

Welcome to Yuba County Water Agency's (YCWA) Yuba River Development Project Relicensing Public Website. This is an information resource for parties interested in the relicensing of YCWA's Yuba River Development Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No. (Project).   This course is a deep dive into FERC’s three licensing processes and preparation of applications for original license and new license (relicense) and associated regulations. The course will describe the steps in FERC’s Integrated Licensing Process (ILP), Alternative Licensing Process (ALP) and the Traditional Process.


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The federal hydroelectric relicensing process by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL POWER ACT AND THE HYDROPOWER RELICENSING PROCESS CHAPTER 2 _____ The Federal Power Act (FPA) gives FERC legal authority to issue licenses to non-federal hydropower projects.

As noted in Chapter 1, non-federal projects represent about two-thirds of the hydropower projects operating in the U.S.

(1, of 2, projects).File Size: KB. The license for our five hydroelectric plants on the Otter Tail River, issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), will expire on Novem We need to file a relicensing application by Novem The FERC relicensing process will take approximately five years.

As a company, we balance the decisions we. Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing process. As the licensee, we’re a participant—like everyone else—in this open process. So, whether you live along the river, use the river recreationally, represent a state or federal agency that oversees water resources, or simply have an opinion on the relicensing, we encourage you to participate.

General Information. Licensing The Commission's major hydropower activity is relicensing existing projects whose licenses are about to expire. Staff prepares either an Environmental Assessments (EA) or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and bases recommended license conditions on.

Get this from a library. The federal hydroelectric relicensing process: hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power.]. Great River Hydro is using the Integrated Licensing Process (ILP) for the relicensing of the three projects located on the Connecticut River: the Wilder, Bellows Falls, and Vernon Hydroelectric Projects. The ILP is intended to streamline the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing process by providing a predictable, efficient, and.

The City of River Falls and the River Falls Municipal Utilities are currently relicensing the River Falls Hydroelectric Project by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. FERC issued the City of River Falls a year license to operate the hydroelectric facilities located at Junction Falls and Powell Falls on September 1, As required by FERC regulations, DEP initiated the relicensing process for the Yadkin-Pee Dee Project five years prior to license expiration (Ap ).

FERC regulations also require that any application for a new license be filed no later than two years prior to. CONTACT: Vince Yearick Telephone: Email: [email protected] Nick Jayjack Telephone: Email: [email protected] John Smith Mid. Licensing Partners include federal, tribal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations and other interested parties.

Documents are posted on this web page to support the participants’ engagement in the relicensing process. What’s here. Click on the “plus sign” to reveal the document titles and links.

Conowingo Dam Relicensing: Need for a coordinated strategy. Charlie Stek. The relicensing of the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project represents a once in a 30 to 50 year opportunity to address three issues of great importance to continued Chesapeake restoration efforts: the sediment buildup behind the dam, protection and restoration of key Bay fish species and opening up of new opportunities for.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the lead federal entity in the regulation of non-federal hydroelectric projects, authorizing initial construction of facilities, issuing licenses for operation, and reviewing license renewals every 30 to 50 years.

Fish and Wildlife Service Role in the Hydropower Licensing Process. Kaweah Project Relicensing (FERC P) Key Project Activities and Upcoming Events On Decemin accordance with 18 CFR §, Southern California Edison Company (SCE) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) an Application for New License (License Application) for the Kaweah Project (Project), FERC.

The current Project license expires J and PG&E is seeking a new licenseto continue operation of the Project under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) new Integrated Licensing Process(ILP) as established in regulations issued by FERC J (Final Rule, Order No.

) and found at 18 CFR Part More. The KHP is up for relicensing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The relicensing process only happens every 30 to 50 years, and the process provides a unique chance for people and agencies with an interest in the river an opportunity to comment on or influence how the dams are operated in the future.

Preparing for FERC Hydropower Relicensing: An Activist’s Guide April Page 1 Glossary: Terms and Abbreviations Used in Relicensing The relicensing process is full of terms of art and abbreviations related to water, hydropower, biology and various federal laws.

This glossary provides the. to a federal relicensing process. Scholars cite this legal process for periodic re-evaluation of hydroelectric dams as an important window of opportunity for institutionalising adaptive environmental governance toward the renegotiation of social and ecological values associated with rivers.

It is clear, however, that this policy process. Modesto Irrigation District | Turlock Irrigation District Don Pedro Project Relicensing FERC No. Hydroelectric Relicensing Session Expiration. Your session will expire in {{countBack}} seconds, please select OK to continue your session Read about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing process for hydroelectric projects we operate.

Catawba-Wateree Relicensing. Yadkin-Pee Dee Relicensing. Nantahala Area Relicensing. Hydro - A primer on the hydropower relicensing process - Allyson Conner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1.

Hydro Ap. For those who like planning to get done quickly and efficiently, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing processes are at the opposite end of the spectrum.

The Don Pedro relicensing process for the Lower Tuolumne River began 7 years ago, and most of the planning issues are still not resolved. A second hydroelectric relicensing process [ ]. During the next decade (), projects, which account for about 30% of all nonfederal U.S.

hydroelectric capacity, will face relicensing Given the multi-purpose nature of hydropower facilities, changes in river-management priorities, and changes in environmental knowledge and policies since the s and s, this relicensing.implements the relicensing process.

The collective impact of these court rulings has been to strengthen the role of resource agencies in the relicensing process and to assert the importance of considering the broader environmental impacts of hydropower projects. Chapter 2 also provides an overview of how FERC implements the relicensing process.