Session 3A: FERC Briefing on New Safety-Related Regulations

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has made the largest changes to its safety-related regulations since 1981 and accepted four new chapters of the commission’s Engineering Guidelines. What do all these changes mean for hydropower?Dave Capka, director of the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections in FERC’s Office of Energy Projects, provides a briefing and answers your questions on the new regulations and what they mean for licensees.

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Thomas Fitzgerald

Thomas Fitzgerald
Principal, Schnabel Engineering
NHA Hydraulic Power Committee Chair
Session Chair

David Capka

David Capka
Director, Division of Dam Safety and Inspections, Office of Energy Projects
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

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