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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC): (1) efforts to implement the Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986 (ECPA); (2) use of temporary licenses for projects seeking relicensing; (3) requirements for ensuring public safety at hydroelectric projects; (4) requests for additional power capacity at existing hydroelectric power facilities; and (5) methods to determine whether projects are located on navigable waters.

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