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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #5 – Skagit River, WA

July 26th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (July 26, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Skagit Hydroelectric Facility. The Skagit Hydroelectric Facility is located in Newhalem, Washington on the Skagit River. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the page HERE. LIHI is seeking public…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #87 – Cresticon, MA

July 10th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (July 10, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Cresticon Hydroelectric Facility. The Cresticon Hydroelectric Facility is located in the town of Athol, Massachusetts on the Millers River. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the page HERE. LIHI…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #80 – Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project, MA

June 13th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (June 13, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project is located in the towns of Buckland and Shelburne, Franklin County, Massachusetts, on the Deerfield River. The 2017 application materials can be found…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #86 – Open Square, MA

June 7th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (June 7, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Open Square Hydroelectric Facility. The Open Square Hydroelectric Facility is located in the town of Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the…
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May 31, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Certification of Ladd’s Mill Project, VT

May 31st, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 31, 2017) – LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames has announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Ladd’s Mill Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-8242) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #97 – Cavendish, VT

May 22nd, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 22, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Cavendish Hydroelectric project. The Cavendish Hydroelectric Project is located in the town of Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont, on the Black River, 20.8 miles upstream of its confluence with the…
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May 17, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #3 – Putnam, CT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Putnam Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-5645) continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #99 – Middlebury Lower, VT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Middlebury Lower Hydroelectric project. The Middlebury Lower Project is located on the Lower Falls of the Otter Creek roughly one mile downstream from Middlebury village in the towns of Middlebury and Weybridge, in Addison…
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May 11, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #78 – Slack Dam, VT

May 11th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 11, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Slack Dam Hydroelectric Project continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. The certification includes two facility-specific conditions as follows: Condition 1.  If either the U.S. FWS or the state fisheries management agency requires the facility to provide…
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May 8, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Certification of Vergennes Project, VT

May 8th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 8, 2017) – LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Vergennes Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-2674) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria. The certification includes one facility-specific condition, as follows: Condition 1.  The owner shall consult with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to determine appropriate procedures to verify…
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