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.

Preliminary Decision: Certification of Middle Fork Irrigation District Project, OR

May 15th, 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 (MFID), 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 during the…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35B – Oswego River, NY

May 2nd, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 1, 2018): The Oswego River Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification.  The Certification includes one facility-specific condition carried over from the prior Certification and slightly modified, as follows: Condition 1:  The Owner shall provide an annual summary report along with its annual compliance letter…
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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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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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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 MA (September 6, 2018): On September 4, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Emeryville Hydroelectric Project. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented in the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible to file an appeal. Such appeal needs…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #98 – Weybridge, VT

February 15th, 2018 by

October 26, 2017: On October 26, 2017, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from Green Mountain Power for the Low Impact Certification of the Weybridge Hydroelectric Project, located in Webridge and New Haven, VT (FERC 2731). LIHI is seeking public comment on this application. Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think…
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