Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2013-04-15 12:18
The California State Water Board issued a draft water quality certification (401 certification) earlier this week that requires the operator of DeSabla-Centreville hydroelectric project to adopt measures to improve water quality and quantity in the Butte Creek. The draft 401 was prepared as part of the relicensing of the projects owned by PG&E.
Submitted by John Seebach on Thu, 2006-08-24 17:31
Part I: "documents the development of early American water law and traces the increase of public interest in the river resource"; Part II: "illustrates the environmental impacts of hydroelectric power and discusses how the Supreme Court's 1946 decision allowed the federal government unrestricted authority to license hydropower development;" Part III: "analyzes the Supreme Court's recent determination that state water quality certificates must be incorporated into federal licenses
Submitted by John Seebach on Mon, 2006-05-15 08:00
On August 22nd, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in City of Tacoma v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 9-0 opinion in the case of S.D. Warren v. Maine Board of Environmental Protection, rejecting a South African paper company' s bid to exempt five of its hydroelectric dams in Maine from the Clean Water Act.
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