H.R. 2872: Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act

Author's Summary:  To amend the Federal Power Act to promote hydropower development at existing non-powered dams, and for other purposes.

IB Summary:  When considering licensing dams for hydropower production, this bill would authorize FERC to exempt some dams from conducting full environmental reviews.

Status:   Passed House on 12/12/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr2872