H.R. 2880: Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act

Author's Summary:  To amend the Federal Power Act to promote closed-loop pumped storage hydropower, and for other purposes.

IB Summary:  This bill will promote pumped storage hydropower, especially in coalfields. It will also prevent FERC from enforcing licensing conditions except to protect public safety and for "essential" fish and wildlife protections.

Status:   Passed House on 12/12/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr2880