Client Alert: Elimination of FERC Form 80 and Revisions to Public Notice and Signage Requirements

January 30, 2019

On December 20, 2018, FERC issued a Final Rule eliminating the Licensed Hydropower Development Recreation Report (Form 80) that hydro licensees have heretofore been required to submit every six years, and revising requirements related to public notice and signage.  In the Client Alert linked below, we briefly discuss FERC’s current regulations regarding reporting, public notice, and signage for recreation facilities at FERC-licensed projects, and explain the changes made by the Final Rule, which will become effective on March 28, 2019.