- EnactedJuly 23rd, 2018The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed June 28th, 2018Passed by Voice Vote
- The house Passed June 12th, 2017Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Energy and CommerceIntroducedApril 25th, 2017
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To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam.
(Sec.1)This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Jennings Randolph Hydroelectric Project located on the North Branch of the Potomac River in Garrett County, Maryland, and Mineral County, West Virginia. Additionally, FERC may reinstate the construction license if it is expired.
No to dams! THey destroy the waterway, the eco-system, the riparian area, and the recreational use of the river! They also cause loss of precious water due to evaporation. Learn the lessons from past dams. Pursue solar, wind and geothermal instead.