H.R. 2872

Sponsor:

  • Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.)

Introduced:

  • 6/12/17

Status:

  • Passed by House 12/12/17

S.2655

Sponsor:

  • Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio)

Co-sponsor:

  • Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.)

Introduced:

  • 4/12/18

WHAT THEY DO

Establish a streamlined environmental review process for qualifying non-powered dam projects.

WHY WE LIKE THEM

The Department of Energy estimates that hydropower capacity from these projects, which often struggle to attract investment because of a lengthy and uncertain regulatory process, is equivalent to roughly 12,000 MW (or about 2.4 million rooftop solar systems).

 

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