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Environmental 2013 P5

  • Wed May 15 11:34:00 CDT 2013 -- Chinese environmental ministry approves massive Shuangjiangkou hydropower project
    China's Ministry of Environmental Protection has approved what could become the country's tallest hydropower plant, despite concerns regarding the project's impact on plants and rare fish.
  • Wed May 15 16:11:00 CDT 2013 -- Corps awards Little Goose Dam fishway repair contract
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$315,212 contract to Skyward Construction Inc. to supply replacement hoists on the north shore fishway entrance at the 810-MW Little Goose hydropower project.
  • Wed Jun 19 08:47:00 CDT 2013 -- Forest Service awards contract for fish protection services
    The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a contract worth US$1 million to Allied Engineering for fish protection work on lands in the Intermountain West.
  • Fri Jun 21 15:55:00 CDT 2013 -- In-Situ releases new water quality monitoring device
    Technology developer In-Situ Inc. has released a new product designed to help hydropower plant owners and operators monitor the water quality around their projects.
  • Wed Jul 24 15:27:00 CDT 2013 -- Stillwater Ecosystem wins award for Soda Springs Dam fish study
    The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a US$34,733 contract to Stillwater Ecosystem Watershed Riverine to perform a lamprey habitat study upstream of Oregon's 11-MW Soda Springs hydropower project.
  • Tue Aug 06 08:25:00 CDT 2013 -- Dates set for HydroVision International 2014
    HydroVision International -- the world's largest event dedicated entirely to the hydroelectric power industry -- is heading to Nashville, Tenn., in 2014.
  • Wed Jun 19 10:03:00 CDT 2013 -- Heavy rains disrupting operation at Indian hydroelectric projects
    Silt, debris and high waters created by one of the heaviest monsoons in India's history have halted operations at a number of hydroelectric projects in the northern part of the country, sources have reported.
  • Mon Aug 19 14:24:00 CDT 2013 -- Reclamation forecasts lower water release to Lake Mead in 2014
    The Bureau of Reclamation has used data projections of Lake Powell and Lake Mead reservoir elevations that a release of 7.48 million acre-feet from Lake Powell is required in water year 2014, per the 2007 Colorado River Interim Guidelines for Lower Basin Shortages and Coordinated Operations.
  • Thu Aug 29 16:30:00 CDT 2013 -- McGinn leaves renewable energy group ACORE
    Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn's tenure as president and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) ended today, following his unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment before the August recess.
  • Wed Sep 11 10:14:00 CDT 2013 -- Welsh resources agency announces new environmental management standards
    Natural Resources Wales will release a new approach to the way it assesses water availability for hydroelectric power production, the government sponsored management body announced this past week.

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