Clean Water Act Section 401 Provides the Key to Stream Protection in Hydropower Licensing

Volume: 
Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1991
Year: 
1991
Abstract: 

Although the FERC has tried repeatedly to restrict the states' authority under section 401, the states can prevent degradation of the quality and uses of waterways through the development and enforcement of strong water quality standards.

Author(s): 

Birnbaum, S. Elizabeth

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