Category Archives: Energy

H.R.2292 – To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.2292 – To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam. Brief – “This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by eight years the time period during which construction must commence on the Cannonsville Hydroelectric Project located […]

H.R.2274 – HYPE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.2274 – HYPE Act Brief – Under the bill the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may extend a preliminary permit only once and for no more than four years and may issue an additional four-year extension if there are extraordinary circumstances, determined by FERC, that warrant an additional extension. […]

H.R.2122 – To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.2122 – To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam. Brief – “This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the […]

H.R.627 – Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.627 – Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017 Brief – “This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act by directing the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy and Renewable Energy to establish a clearinghouse for disseminating information regarding available programs and financing mechanisms that may […]

H.R.447 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.447 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. Brief – “This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Flannagan Dam and Reservoir Hydroelectric Project […]

H.R.446 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.446 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. Brief – “This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Gathright Hydroelectric Project located in Alleghany […]

H.R.338 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.338 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce Brief – Under the bill “The Secretary of Energy (in this Act referred to as the “Secretary”) shall prioritize education and training for energy and manufacturing-related jobs in order to increase the number of skilled workers trained […]

S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would ‘…authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.’ The bill is a bit out of the normal schedule for authorization bills by several months that […]