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Hydroelectric Dams: Proposed Legislation to Restore Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries
T-RCED-92-80: Published: Jul 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1992.
GAO discussed the Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act, focusing on: (1) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) authority to license dams on the Elwha River; (2) the Department of the Interior's position on removal of the dams to restore fisheries; and (3) who should pay the costs if the dams are removed. GAO noted that: (1) the Glines Canyon Dam is within the boundaries...
Rationale for Power Rates Charged by the Central Valley Project to Pacific Gas and Electric Company
EMD-78-18: Published: Nov 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1977.
The Central Valley Project (CVP) is a large multiple-purpose water resources development project in California consisting of 19 dams with related water conveyance systems, power generation, and transmission facilities. The project's primary purpose is to provide irrigation water to the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. Its secondary purposes are to provide municipal and industrial water, flood c...
Report on Sale of Hydroelectric Power by the Department of the Interior Under Section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 at Rates Not Approved by the Federal Power Commission
B-125032: Published: Nov 23, 1964. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1964.
The General Accounting Office has made a review of the administration by the Department of the Interior and the Federal Power Commission (FPC) of that portion of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 825a) which provides that the rates at which the Department of the Interior markets hydroelectric power and energy generated at projects constructed and operated by the Department of t...