Pending Applications

This page lists applications that are currently under review for Low Impact Certification. To find a specific project, use the search tool on the right side of the page to search by project name, FERC project number, state, river or other descriptor. Or at the top of the page, click on Facilities and then Pending Applications to view a table of all currently pending applications and links to their project pages.

Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the Eastman Falls Hydroelectric Project, Pemigewasset River, NH

May 1st, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (May 1, 2019): On May 1, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Eastman Falls Hydroelectric Project. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible to file an appeal. Such…
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Yaleville Project – Complete Application Received

April 30th, 2019 by

May 1, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Yaleville Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the 2nd Edition Handbook. …
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Piercefield Project – Complete Application Received

April 30th, 2019 by

May 1, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Piercefield Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the 2nd Edition Handbook. …
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Macomb Project – Complete Application Received

April 30th, 2019 by

April 30, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Macomb Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the 2nd Edition Handbook. …
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Chasm Project – Complete Application Received

April 30th, 2019 by

April 30, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Chasm Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the 2nd Edition Handbook. …
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Tallassee Shoals Project – LIHI #12 – Complete Application Received

April 30th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (April 29, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the…
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Hydraulic Race Project – Complete Application Received

April 17th, 2019 by

April 17, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Hydraulic Race Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the 2nd Edition…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Recertification of the Nisqually Hydroelectric Project, Nisqually River, WA

April 11th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (April 11, 2019): On April 10, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Nisqually River Hydroelectric Project, LIHI Certificate #8 for a new 5-year term. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the initial application during the 60-day comment…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Recertification of the Middlebury Lower Hydroelectric Project, Otter Creek, VT

April 11th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (April 11, 2019): On April 10, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Middlebury Lower Hydroelectric Project, LIHI Certificate #99 for a new 5-year term. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the initial application during the 60-day comment…
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Putts Bridge Project – LIHI #102 – Complete Application Received

April 5th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (April 8, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Putts Bridge Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think the Project meets the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria, as revised in the…
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