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The Commission's responsibilities include: Issuance of licenses for the construction of a new project; Issuance of licenses for the continuance of an existing project (relicensing); and Oversight of all ongoing project operations, including dam safety inspections and environmental monitoring.

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HYDROPOWER SECTION
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The Commission receives an annual appropriation from Congress to defray its operating costs. Read More
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