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Focus On: Water Power License Fees

Publication number Date Published
21-10-064January 2022
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Author(s) Water Quality Program
Description Hydropower dams manage their impact on water quality and habitat by maintaining compliance with federal licenses. Fees assessed on the water rights to produce energy provide 55% of the funds that state agencies need to support hydropower facility operators and protect water quality. This funding expires on June 30, 2023. If this funding ends, state agencies will have limited capacity to support dam certification and protect our states’ people, fish, and wildlife.
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Keywords fees, permit fee, Hydropower Dams, permit, hydropower
WEB PAGE Water power license fees: biennial reports to the Legislature

Report to the Legislature: Water Power License Fees