New York Hydropower Biological Resource Assessment(12-NY)
In New York, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Water may conduct a biological resource assessment of the proposed hydropower project and issue, to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, either mandatory terms and conditions or a defensible set of recommendations designed to protect, mitigate damage to, and enhance fish and wildlife resources. A developer should consider the project’s impact on flora and fauna and comply with federal and state biological resource law.
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
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