Citizen Guide for Effective Participation in Hydropower Licensing

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Hydropower Reform Coalition


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Hydro guidesPublished   11/9/2015

This guide explains how to effectively participate in the hydropower licensing process, geared towards citizens. This A to Z description of the licensing process includes an overview of FERC; in-depth guidance for the ILP, TLP, and ALP; and settlement agreements. The appendices provide a compendium of court cases commonly cited in licensing decisions, common filings in a licensing proceeding, a list of settlement agreements, and a list of the relicensing proceedings by state and river basin between 2014 and 2025.

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