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Letter from FERC to US Congressmen Bentz and LaMalfa regarding Klamath hydroelectric dam destruction

June 16, 2022 letter from Congressmen Bentz and LaMalfa to FERC

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Office of the Chairman
888 First Street, NE | Washington, DC 20426 | 202.502.8000

July 14, 2022

The Honorable Cliff Bentz
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

The Honorable Doug LaMalfa
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representatives Bentz and LaMalfa,

Thank you for your June 16, 2022 letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) regarding the proposed surrender and decommissioning of the Lower Klamath Hydroelectric Project Nos. 14803-001 and 2082-063. Your comments are essential to ensuring the Commissionís consideration of this matter is both responsive and accurate.

Please be assured that the Commission will consider all comments and information placed in the record. The Commission will act based on a thorough review of the record and careful consideration of all issues raised, including the concerns of affected individuals and communities and local governments. I take very seriously our obligation to ensure that any action the Commission takes is in the public interest.

Your letter and this reply, along with any additional submissions regarding this matter, will be placed in the public file in Docket Nos. P-14803-001 and P-2082-063. If I can be of further assistance in this or any other Commission matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Richard Glick


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