Hydro Power Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
223 HYDRO POWER 2008 Annual Report1 I. LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS In October, as part of its overall efforts to stabilize the troubled economy, Congress passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA),2 which contained certain incentives for renewable energy production. Division B of the EESA, the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, included several key provisions relating to the production of hydropower. The EESA provided for a two-year extension of the renewable energy...