S.959 - A bill to provide for the extension of a certain hydroelectric project located in the State of West Virginia.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 05/01/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/01/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.959 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/01/2009)
Directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request of the licensee of a specified hydroelectric project in West Virginia, to extend such project's deadline for construction to begin to two years after the enactment of this Act.
Directs FERC, with respect to such project, to: (1) reinstate the license if it expires before enactment of this Act; and (2) extend the license period to 70 years upon licensee request.