The Coosa River Hydroelectric Project: FERC’s Failure to Address Hydropower’s Impact on Rivers Through the FERC Relicensing Process

By: Whitney Fleshman, Associate Because climate change is one of the major environmental issues of the day, alternative energy (such as hydropower) will be integral to providing future energy needs. Though alternative energy may spare the air from greenhouse gas emissions, alternative energy sources can come with their own set of environmental impacts.[1] Dams that… Continue reading The Coosa River Hydroelectric Project: FERC’s Failure to Address Hydropower’s Impact on Rivers Through the FERC Relicensing Process