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Preserve the Federal water power act

Herbert Knox Smith

Preserve the Federal water power act

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Published by The National conservation committee in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-power -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Herbert Knox Smith ...
      ContributionsNational Conservation Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 S65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6656652M
      LC Control Number23012771
      OCLC/WorldCa14071523

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The Federal Power Act, referred to in text, was in the original the “Federal Water Power Act”, which was redesignated the Federal Power Act by section a of this title. The Federal Power Act is act Jch.41 Stat.as amended, and is classified generally to chapter 12 (§ a et seq.) of this title.

FEDERAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT [As Amended Through P.L. –, Novem ] 1. preserve, and protect the primary responsibilities and rights of States to prevent, reduce, and eliminate pollution, to plan the development and use No license granted by the Federal Power Commission for a.

THE FEDERAL POWER ACT AS AMENDED BY THE ELECTRIC CONSUMERS PROTECTION ACT Congress amended the FPA with the Electric Consumers Protection Act (ECPA) Preserve the Federal water power act book Congress had become concerned that FERC’s licensing proceedings were not adequately considering the value of fish and wildlife resources and other aspects of environmental Size: KB.

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