May 14, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Aspen Daily News "Aspen’s hydro process is criticized before Congress"

There is a plethora of related 'Aspen Hydro Project' stories to choose links from  in our archives.

So many choices that back up Matt Rice's testimony before Congress that it's difficult to narrow down to just one.

(sighs...rolls eyes....)

'SandBox Nanny' thinks the Aspen 'Mick Laws' should be rewritten to include:

"Always listen to what the folks have to say, especially Maurice Emmer."

(See related story by clicking here)

Brent Gardner-Smith:
"The city of Aspen’s proposed hydropower plant was used an example of what not to do when a project critic gave testimony last week in front of a House subcommittee in Washington D.C.

The Colorado conservation director for American Rivers, Matt Rice, on May 8 called into question the city of Aspen’s initial approach toward gaining approval for its proposed Castle Creek hydro plant. He testified in person and submitted written testimony to a subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in support of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012 (H.R. 3680). The bill seeks to reduce the regulatory hurdles for certain types of hydropower projects, including “conduit” projects. Conduit projects involve installing small hydropower generators in existing pipelines, canals and tunnels that were not designed or built to generate power....." (Read more? Click title)

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