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H.R.5892 Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 10, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 09, 2012, with a roll call of 372 ayes, 0 nays, and 59 not voting.

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    • National Hydropower Association

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    • American Solar Energy Society

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    • Legislative Roundup : The South Shore Standard - July 20, 2012 by nkozikowska - Voted YES on H.R. 5892: Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012. Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5000 to 10000 kilowatts the size of small hydroelectric power ...

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      As noted by nkozikowska on July 20, 2012, "Voted YES on H.R. 5892: Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012. Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5000 to 10000 kilowatts the size of small hydroelectric power ..." (/url?q=http://standardli.com/2012/07/legislative-roundup-2/&sa=U&ei=xxIRUNOeNY-g8gSYxoHoBg&ved=0CDoQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHG6Y-qcGoVcyWOlW-RBoSjQwY8_g)
    • Legislative Roundup : The South Shore Standard - July 20, 2012 by nkozikowska - Voted YES on H.R. 5892: Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012. Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5000 to 10000 kilowatts the size of small hydroelectric power ...

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      As noted by nkozikowska on July 20, 2012, "Voted YES on H.R. 5892: Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012. Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5000 to 10000 kilowatts the size of small hydroelectric power ..." (/url?q=http://standardli.com/2012/07/legislative-roundup-2/&sa=U&ei=E24OUNSQO8_-2QXas4DABA&ved=0CDEQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNHwxDl1xElyrcXCeyw2oMm9zsOQpQ)
    • Tapping our local energy - Baker City Herald | Baker County ... - July 20, 2012 by http://www.bakercityherald.com/ - Walden is a co-sponsor of a bill, HR 5892, that's designed to streamline this permitting process for small-scale hydro projects. The House passed the legislation unanimously, and Walden is confident it will become law.

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      As noted by http://www.bakercityherald.com/ on July 20, 2012, "Walden is a co-sponsor of a bill, HR 5892, that's designed to streamline this permitting process for small-scale hydro projects. The House passed the legislation unanimously, and Walden is confident it will become law." (/url?q=http://www.bakercityherald.com/Editorials/Tapping-our-local-energy&sa=U&ei=ps4LUI74NqHe2QXtwekN&ved=0CD4QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHkhaPrGFgmgnYvbfAxHDtvYP89RQ)

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    • Using Nebraska’s resources to power our economy - July 19, 2012 by York News-Times - This week the House passed H.R. 5892, the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act by an overwhelming vote of 372-0.  This commonsense legislation would improve the costly and time-consuming permitting process for hydropower projects, which would ...

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      As noted by York News-Times on July 19, 2012, "This week the House passed H.R. 5892, the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act by an overwhelming vote of 372-0.  This commonsense legislation would improve the costly and time-consuming permitting process for hydropower projects, which would ..." (http://www.yorknewstimes.com/editorial/using-nebraska-s-resources-to-power-our-economy/article_baca9932-d159-11e1-b59d-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • How they voted - July 15, 2012 by Chicago Sun-Times - The vote, on July 9, was unanimous with 371 yeas. Votes: Donnelly, yea; Visclosky, yea HYDROPOWER PERMITS: The House passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (H.R. 5892), sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. The bill would establish ...

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      As noted by Chicago Sun-Times on July 15, 2012, "The vote, on July 9, was unanimous with 371 yeas. Votes: Donnelly, yea; Visclosky, yea HYDROPOWER PERMITS: The House passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (H.R. 5892), sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. The bill would establish ..." (http://posttrib.suntimes.com/news/13758184-418/how-they-voted.html)
    • Oklahoma Roll Call - July 15, 2012 by Tulsa World - The vote, on July 9, was unanimous with 371 yeas. Vote 2: Hydropower permits: The House has passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (H.R. 5892), sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. The bill would establish measures to speed ...

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      As noted by Tulsa World on July 15, 2012, "The vote, on July 9, was unanimous with 371 yeas. Vote 2: Hydropower permits: The House has passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (H.R. 5892), sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. The bill would establish measures to speed ..." (http://www.tulsaworld.com/site/articlepath.aspx?articleid=20120715_16_A12_WSIGOe23174&rss_lnk=11)
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