HR 267
2-13-13, House Passed Bill 422-0

113th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 267

To improve hydropower, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2013

Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS (for herself, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. WALDEN, Mr. TERRY, Mr. MARKEY, Mr. LATTA, Mr. MATHESON, Mr. BEN RAY LUJAN of New Mexico, and Mr. DINGELL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To improve hydropower, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PROMOTING SMALL HYDROELECTRIC POWER PROJECTS.

SEC. 4. PROMOTING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER PROJECTS.

SEC. 5. FERC AUTHORITY TO EXTEND PRELIMINARY PERMIT PERIODS.

SEC. 6. PROMOTING HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT AT NONPOWERED DAMS AND CLOSED LOOP PUMPED STORAGE PROJECTS.

SEC. 7. DOE STUDY OF PUMPED STORAGE AND POTENTIAL HYDROPOWER FROM CONDUITS.

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