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Federal water-power legislation

Jerome G. Kerwin

Federal water-power legislation

by Jerome G. Kerwin

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Law and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jerome G. Kerwin.
      SeriesStudies in history, economics, and public law, no. 274, Columbia studies in the social sciences,, 274.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5569 .K4 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination396 p.
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5753440M
      LC Control Number71076690

      United States Supreme Court. F. P. C. v. NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORP.() No. 28 Argued: Decided: March 15, The Federal Water Power Act of has not abolished private proprietary rights, existing under state law, to use waters of a navigable stream for power purposes; and, in computing the amortization reserve of the federal license in this case, which is required under 10 (d) . In , Congress passed the Federal Water Power Act and later broadened in the Federal Power Act of (FPA). The FPA created a licensing program for hydropower, and delegated that responsibility to the Federal Power Commission (FPC) (predecessor to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)). Congress also created new.

      Sponsored legislation by C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the Representative from Maryland - in Congress from through Present Natural Resources Latest Action: House - 10/18/ Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. (All Congratulating and commending Free Comic Book Day as an enjoyable and creative approach to. Water governance and legislation: provincial and territorial. responsibility for the management of water resources in Yukon was transferred from the federal government to the Government of the Yukon. Provincial legislative powers include, but are not restricted to, areas of The following are links to water-related policy and legislation.

      The controversy between the REA and the Department of Agriculture over the administration of REA led to a Senate investigation. Slattery was involved in the passage of a federal coal and oil leasing measure, federal water power legislation, Alaska coal and . The Federal Power Act (FPA) authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue exemptions or licenses to construct, operate and maintain dams, water conduits, reservoirs, and transmission lines to improve navigation and to develop power from streams and other bodies of water over which it has jurisdiction. 16 U.S.C. § (e).


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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Federal Power Act is a law appearing in Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the United States Code, entitled "Federal Regulation and Development of Power".Enacted as the Federal Water Power Act on June 10,and amended many times since, its original purpose was to more effectively coordinate the development of hydroelectric projects in the United States.

THE FEDERAL POWER ACT'S CONTROVERSIAL MUNICIPAL PREFERENCE: THE MER WIN DAM DISPUTE AND LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS TO AMEND FEDERAL HYDRO-LICENSING PROCEDURES For more than a half-century, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) and its predecessor, the Federal Power Commission.

Lawrence J. Wolfe, FERC, PURPA and the Federal Power Act, in THE FEDERAL IMPACT ON STATE WATER RIGHTS (Natural Res. Law Ctr., Univ. of Colo. Sch. of Law ).

Reproduced with permission of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the. Legislation specifically regarding hydropower in the United States first appeared in with the first Federal Water Power Act, which required special permission for a hydroelectric plant to be built and operated on any stream large enough for boat traffic.

The Federal Power Act of appears in 16 USCS § a. The Act was enacted to coordinate the hydroelectric projects in the U.S, and it encouraged the development of hydroelectric projects, such as dams and reservoirs.

The Act is also known as the Federal Water Power Act. The original Act was enacted in the year OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL POWER ACT AND THE HYDROPOWER RELICENSING PROCESS CHAPTER 2 _____ The Federal Power Act (FPA) gives FERC legal authority to issue licenses to non-federal hydropower projects.

As noted in Chapter 1, non-federal projects represent about two-thirds of the hydropower projects operating in the U.S. (1, of 2, projects). Codification. Section of act of Aug. 26,ch.49 Stat.provided that sections 1 to 29 of the Federal Water Power Act, as amended (sections, toto, and to of this title) shall constitute part I of the allmusictrends.com section also repealed sections 25 and 30 of the act (sectionsof this title).

The Energy Policy Act of added section (h) to the Federal Power Act providing for the Department of Energy to act as the lead agency for coordinating all applicable Federal authorizations and related environmental reviews required under Federal law in order to site an electric transmission facility.

The Act authorized DOE to issue any regulations necessary to implement the provisions. Legislation, Federal Water Federal involvement in water resource legislation initially addressed issues of water use, such as managing the commons (e.g., regulating fisheries) and regulating navigable waterways to support navigation and commerce.

Source for information on Legislation, Federal Water: Water:Science and Issues dictionary. FPC v. Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., U.S. () Federal Power Commission v. Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Federal Water Power Legislation ().

[Footnote 19] The Court refrained from determining whether § 21 of the Act, as to eminent domain, gave the licensee a further right to condemn, and thus pay for the preexisting rights. March 2,Niagara Falls Power Company, a New York corporation, predecessor in interest of Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, a New York corporation, respondent herein, secured from the Federal Power Commission the federal license with which we are allmusictrends.com was the first such license issued under the Federal Water Power Act of The Commission’s legal authority comes from the Federal Power Act and major amendments made to it by the US Congress.

On August 8,President George W. Bush signed into law the Energy Policy Act of The Commission has a major role in implementing this legislation. Hydropower Program Significant Legislation and Legal Opinions Affecting Reclamation's Power Program The basic policies governing Reclamation's power utilization activities are set forth in a large number of laws relating to electrical power activities.

FEDERAL POWER ACT1 [The Act of June 10,Chapter of the 66th Congress] [As Amended Through P.L. –, Enacted December 18, ] øCurrency: This publication is a compilation of the text of chapter of the 66th Congress. It was last amended by the public law listed in the As Amended.

@article{osti_, title = {Federal Power Act}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {The Federal Power Act, originally enacted as the Federal Water Power Act, approved June 10,is presented.

On March 3,it was amended to exclude therefrom any authority to license water power projects in national parks or national monuments. The federal role in helping to ensure that the nation’s water resources meet public needs has changed dramatically over the years.

Sustained congressional funding to support water resources research started in the s, expanded considerably in the s, and has remained essentially static since. The FPC had been established under the Federal Water Power Act of to encourage the development of hydroelectric power plants.

The Commission originally consisted of. The Corps of Engineers has played several important roles in shaping America's water resource systems and policies. The Corps has been central to many important trends and events within the federal government's water management programs, from the "levees-only" debate along the Mississippi River in the s, to federal river basin committees in the midth century, to the environmental.

The Federal Power Act in the 21st Century The Harvard Environmental Policy Initiative and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute convened a group of experts from academia, industry, public utility commissions, and environmental organizations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Federal Power Act.

The group discussed the. Federal involvement in water resource legislation initially addressed issues of water use, such as managing the commons (e.g., regulating fisheries) and regulating navigable waterways to support navigation and commerce.

As the country grew westward, water legislation was used to fund massive water development projects to increase water supplies for irrigation, hydroelectricity, flood control.16 u.s. code chapter 12— federal regulation and development of power.

u.s. code ; notes ; prev | next. subchapter i—regulation of the development of water power and resources (§§ – g) subchapter ii—regulation of electric utility companies engaged in interstate commerce (§§ – w).The Commission was originally created in by the Federal Water Power Act, approved June 10, (41 Stat.

; 16 U.S.C. ), providing for the licensing by the Commission of hydroelectric projects on United States Government lands or on navigable waters of the United States.