DOI Pushes For More Agencies' Input On RI Dam Project

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 8:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior on Friday urged the city of East Providence, R.I., to consult a slew of government agencies to ensure compliance with preservation and environmental regulations before proceeding with a project to add hydropower to an existing dam on the Ten Mile River.

The recommendations, which the DOI offered in response to a request for comment by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — the agency responsible for licensing the project — increase the legwork the city will have to put into the...
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