FERC Seeks Input On 660-MW Texas Hydroelectric Proposal

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 9:23 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Thursday it's seeking comment on a proposal by Cedar Creek Hydro LLC and Symbiotics LLC for a 660-megawatt pumped-storage hydroelectric power project in the Texas Panhandle that has raised some environmental concerns.

Cedar Creek Hydro applied for a preliminary permit April 2, proposing to study the feasibility of the Cedar Creek Pumped Storage Project for Briscoe, Armstrong and Randall counties, saying the project would include a 12,700-foot-long dam, a 283-acre reservoir and three generating units with a total capacity of...
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