HYDROPOWER RELICENSING: Stakeholders' Views on the Energy Policy Act Varied, but More Consistent Information Needed

September 2010
GAO Reports;9/9/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the stakeholders' views on the Energy Policy Act, section 241 provisions. According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), nonfederal hydropower projects are required to issue licenses up to 50 years for them to construct and operate. It also notes the concerns of the some agencies about the increase in workload and costs due to the result of section 241.


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