The Legislative Assembly declares that it is the policy of the State of Oregon:
(1) To protect the natural resources of this state from possible adverse impacts caused by the use of the waters of this state for the development of hydroelectric power.
(2) To permit siting of hydroelectric projects subject to strict standards established to protect the natural resources of Oregon.
(3) To require the Water Resources Commission, the Energy Facility Siting Council, the Department of Environmental Quality and other affected state agencies to participate to the fullest extent in any local, state or federal proceedings related to hydroelectric power development in order to protect the natural resources of Oregon. [1985 c.569 §2]Section: Previous 543.010 543.012 543.014 543.015 543.017 543.020 543.030 543.040 543.050 543.055 543.060 543.070 543.075 543.078 543.080 Next
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