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Ongoing Actions, Ongoing Issues: Trying Again to Free Federal Dams From the ESA

ELR Article

Federal dams have been the focus of major disputes involving application of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), especially its §7 prohibitions on federal actions causing jeopardy to protected species. Operating agencies and project...

Flowing Water, Flowing Costs: Assessing FERC’s Authority to Decommission Dams

ELR Article

This year, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the removal of the Edwards Dam, one of the first functioning hydroelectric dam to be decommissioned and removed in the United States. It was also the first to be removed under the Federal...

83 FR 18555

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 2717, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update

Utah: Water

ELR State Update Item

Alaska: Water

ELR State Update Item

Georgia: Land Use

ELR State Update Item