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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35A – Oswego Falls, NY

May 1st, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 1, 2018): The Oswego Falls Falls Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. As provided for in the LIHI 2nd Edition Certification Handbook, the Preliminary Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if prepared) report of the Executive Director, will be posted on the…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #33 – Willamette Falls, OR

April 27th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 3, 2018): The Willamette Falls Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 10-year term of Low Impact Certification. As provided for in the LIHI 2nd Edition Certification Handbook, the Preliminary Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if prepared) report of the Executive Director, will be posted on the Institute’s…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project

April 27th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (May 1, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from the Deschutes Valley Water District for the Low Impact Certification of the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 5891).  The project dam is located at river mile 7.0 on the Crooked River a tributary to the Deschutes…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Cert #32 – Newton Falls, NY

March 13th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (March 13, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Newton Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on the Oswegatchie River in the Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County, New York, approximately 98 miles upstream of the river’s confluence with the St….
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Preliminary Decision: Lowell Hydroelectric Project, MA

March 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (March 12, 2018) – On March 9, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Lowell project with the following conditions: Condition 1. The Owner shall continue to maintain the current voluntary seasonal attraction flows in the bypass reach and full season fish ladder operation (See LIHI…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #106 – Greenville, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Greenville Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located in Norwich, CT on the Shetucket River approximately 1.3 river miles above the confluence with the Thames River and approximately 1.5 river miles below…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #105 – Occum, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Occum Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 105). The Project is located on the Shetucket River, a tributary to the Thames River, in the Village of Occum, City of Norwich and Village of…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Middle Fork Irrigation District Hydroelectric Project, Plants No.1 and No.2

February 26th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (May 15, 2018) – On May 11, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Middle Fork Irrigation District, Powerhouses #1 and #2 for a 10-year term. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented in the initial application 60-day comment period are eligible…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of Gilman Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Gilman Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on the Connecticut River at river mile 300 in the Village of Gilman, VT in the Town of Lunenburg, Essex County, Vermont, and in…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Emeryville Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from KEI (USA) Power Management Inc. for the Low Impact Certification of the Emeryville Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2850), owned by KE Emeryville LLC.  The project is located at river mile 70 on the Oswegatchie River in the…
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