Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hopes to move forward with LEAPS

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking to move forward with its recently approved application filing on a renewable energy project that would use the city of Lake Elsinore as one of its base sites, regardless of Lake Elsinore City Council’s opposition to it.The city council voted April 9, to voice their opposition to Nevada Hydro’s Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage Project concerns regarding safety, ranging from the effects on water quality, disrupting the ecosystem and structural concerns involving building a large dam that could be potentially hazardous to the city.According to the initial project filing with FERC, the project will encompass Lake Elsinore and San Juan Creek, as well as San Diego counties, taking up 845 acres of federal land.The LEAPS projec
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