Okla. City Wants FERC Flooding Decision Reversed

By Clark Mindock (March 29, 2021, 8:15 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma city says a dam operator has for decades illegally flooded people's homes and property in violation of its operation licenses, and that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ignored evidence when it failed to force it to stop.

The City of Miami, Oklahoma, told the D.C. Circuit Friday that FERC failed to force the Grand River Dam Authority to comply with its existing license from the 1990s despite substantial evidence showing it hadn't obtained necessary easements that would allow the flooding experienced by the city. That failure violates elements of the license that requires the state agency to obtain legal...

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