Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Conditions in FERC Hydropower Licenses
Program Area: 
Natural Resources
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR pt. 1, subpt. O
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Adjudicatory proceedings for disputed issues of material fact relating to mandatory conditions that USDA Forest Service may develop for inclusion in a hydropower license issued by FERC under the Federal Power Act. Section 797(e) authorizes the USDA Secretary to condition hydropower licenses issued by FERC. (Note: The Federal Power Act also grants the Departments of Interior and Commerce authority to develop mandatory conditions and prescriptions for inclusion in hydropower licenses. When these other Departments also develop conditions for same license, hearing may be held either by USDA OALJ or by other department.)
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Waiver/Exemption/Relief from Regulatory Requirement
Other Relief from Agency Action
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified