Comments to Senate and House Committees on Energy re: 2015 Energy Bills

Along with a coalition of organizations connected through the Hydropower Reform Coalition¬†we signed on to three different letters addressed to chairs of the Senate and House Committees on Energy and other representatives. The first two letters in July addressed our concerns about the¬†Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. The third letters in November urged opposition … Read more

Oppose Bad Hydropower Legislation – Say No to H.R. 8

H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, includes an alarming amendment that would allow hydropower operators to bypass environmental laws like the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act, and could limit the powers of states, tribes, and natural resource agencies.