9th Circ. Stands By FERC In Hydroelectric Plant Spat

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court last week denied a bid by the Snoqualmie Tribe to decommission a hydroelectric power plant at a sacred site, and upheld limits the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had imposed on the hydroelectric facility.

Judges Raymond C. Fisher, Richard C. Tallman and David A. Ezra of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused the Snoqualmie’s petition for review on the ground that the 2004 decision to relicense Puget Sound Energy Inc.’s power plant is not a substantial burden on...
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