S.1208 - Environmentally Responsible Windpower Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Introduced 06/09/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/09/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1208 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/09/2005)
Environmentally Responsible Windpower Act of 2005 - States that a wind turbine project must complete its Local Notification Process as a prerequisite to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issuance of its Exempt-Wholesale Generator Status, Market-Based Rate Authority, or Qualified Facility rate schedule.
Requires the lead agency to conduct and complete an environmental impact statement prior to FERC issuance of its Exempt-Wholesale Generator Status, Market-Based Rate Authority, or Qualified Facility rate schedule to a Qualified Wind Project in or near a Highly Scenic Area (or within 20 miles off the coast of a National Wildlife Refuge).