Upstream Benefits: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foregin Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First and Second Sessions, on H.R. 5309, a Bill to Amend Part 1 of the Federal Power Act, H.R. 7201 and H.R. 7494, Bills to Provide for the Comprehensive Operation of Hydroelectric Power Resources of the United States, and for Other Purposes. July 16,27, 1959, and January 20, 1960

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Considers H.R. 5309, H.R. 7201, and identical H.R. 7494, to amend the Federal Power Act to allow hydroelectric power plants to be charged when upstream construction or improvements on a separate project benefit the operations of the hydroelectric plant.
 

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Page 67 - Commission will be best adapted to a comprehensive plan for improving or developing a waterway or waterways for the use or benefit of interstate or foreign commerce, for the improvement and utilization of waterpower development, and for other beneficial public uses, including recreational purposes...
Page 31 - That the licensee shall pay to the United States reasonable annual charges in an amount to be fixed by the commission for the purpose of reimbursing the United States for the costs of the administration of this Act; for recompensing it for the use, occupancy, and enjoyment of its lands or other property...
Page 31 - ... capacity may be issued without charge, except on tribal lands within Indian reservations; but in no case shall a license be issued free of charge for the development and utilization of power created by any Government dam and that the amount charged therefor in any license shall be such as determined by the commission.
Page 70 - States, shall at all times be controlled by such reasonable rules and regulations in the interest of navigation, including the control of the level of the pool caused by such dam or diversion structure as may be made from time to time by the Secretary of War.
Page 112 - Navigable waters" means those parts of streams or other bodies •of water over which Congress has jurisdiction under its authority to regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the several States...
Page 47 - Institute, and at the time of his death was, besides a director, a member of the Executive Committee and chairman of the Committee on Admissions.
Page 62 - That the project adopted, including the maps, plans, and specifications, shall be such as in the judgment of the Commission will be best adapted to a comprehensive plan for improving or developing a waterway...
Page 127 - Each such license shall be conditioned upon acceptance by the licensee of all the terms and conditions of this Act...
Page 31 - Commission shall require as a condition of the license that the licensee so benefited shall reimburse the owner of such reservoir or other improvements for such part of the annual charges for interest, maintenance, and depreciation thereon as the commission may deem equitable. The proportion of such charges to be paid by any licensee shall be determined by the Commission.

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