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Energy Law Research Guide

This guide is intended as a starting point for research on energy law, especially the transportation, distribution, and sale of energy and energy-related natural resources in interstate commerce. Both primary and secondary materials in print and electroni

Bureau of Reclamation Resources

Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)
The BOR is responsible for federal dams and hydroelectric plants and is the largest wholesaler of water in the United States. BOR regulations are published in title 43 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Sources of BOR decisions and regulations include:


Code of Federal Regulations (1938-), KF70 .A3.

Free Web

CFR on FDsys (1996-; no more up-to-date than the print, but provides historical regulations when needed).

e-CFR (current regulations only).

Federal Register on FDsys (1994-; proposed and final rule notices; preambles).

Reclamation Manual. The Reclamation Manual consists of policies, directives, and standard, and "collectively, these releases assign program responsibility and establish and document Bureau of Reclamation-wide methods of doing business."


Code of Federal Regulations (1938-)

Federal Register (1936-)

Bloomberg Law

Code of Federal Regulations - Title 43

Federal Register


Code of Federal Regulations. See Title 43.

Federal Register. Can search all of the code, or select a specific year to search within.


Code of Federal Regulations - Title 43

Federal Register

Materials from the Dept. of Interior