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.

Deer Rips/Androscoggin No. 3 Projects – Complete Application Received

June 18th, 2019 by

June 18, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Deer Rips – Androscoggin No. 3 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…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the Burnshire Hydroelectric Project, North Branch Shenandoah River, VA

June 13th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (June 13, 2019): On June 12, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Burnshire 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 appeal…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the West Delaware Tunnel Hydroelectric Project, West Delaware Aqueduct, NY

June 13th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (June 13, 2019): On June 12, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the West Delaware Tunnel 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….
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Feeder Dam Project – Complete Application Received

June 12th, 2019 by

June 12, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Feeder Dam 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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Ashuelot River/Lower Robertson Projects LIHI #46 – Complete Application Received

June 10th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (June 11, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Ashuelot River and Lower Robertson Hydroelectric Projects.  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…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI recertification of the Rumford Falls Hydroelectric Project, Androscoggin River, ME

May 21st, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (May 21, 2019): On May 21, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Rumford 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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Hooksett Project – Preliminary Certification Decision

May 20th, 2019 by

August 8, 2019:  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Hooksett Hydroelectric Project. The Certification includes one condition: Condition 1: The Facility Owner shall provide status updates to LIHI in annual compliance submittals on a) the upstream fish passage consultation and construction schedule; and b) on downstream eel passage…
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Oswegatchie River Project – Preliminary Certification Decision

May 20th, 2019 by

August 8, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Oswegatchie River Hydroelectric Project. The Certification includes four conditions: Condition 1: By no later than the first annual certification submittal to LIHI after certification the Facility Owner shall: a) Institute an annual review for appropriate personnel that reinforce each…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI recertification of the Milford Hydroelectric Project, Penobscot River, ME

May 15th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (May 15, 2019): On May 15, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Milford 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 appeal…
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Vernon Project, LIHI #40 – Complete Application Received

May 7th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (May 7, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Vernon 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…
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