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Property Rights as a Way to Protect Local Interests in Hydropower Projects

William Huang, Katie Mapes, and Jeff Bayne published an article in the August 2016 edition of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources’ Hydro Power Committee Newsletter titled “Property Rights as a Way to Protect Local Interests in Hydropower Projects.”  The article examines the recent trend in which state, local, and tribal governments have used property rights claims—in addition to simply participating in the FERC licensing process—in an effort to protect their interests regarding nearby hydropower projects. You may read the article here.