H.R.5922 - Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] (Introduced 07/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||08/04/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.|
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Summary: H.R.5922 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2010)
Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2010 - Waives certain restrictive Federal Power Act exemption qualifications for any proposed hydroelectric project that seeks to use a conduit in existence on the date of the enactment of this Act to generate power that does not exceed 1.5 megawatts.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) include structures that have less than 10 feet of head or would result in less than 1 megawatt of capacity as part of a certain study and report required under the Energy Policy Act of 2005; (2) consult with nonfederal and noncontracting interests in implementing this requirement; and (3) implement this requirement on a nonreimbursable basis.