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.

Barton Village Project – Complete Application Received

April 2nd, 2019 by

April 3, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Barton Village 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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West Delaware Tunnel Project – Preliminary Certification Decision

April 2nd, 2019 by

June 12, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has 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. Such appeal needs to include…
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Gorham Project – Complete Application Received

April 2nd, 2019 by

April 2, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Gorham 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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Burnshire Hydroelectric Project – Preliminary Decision

March 31st, 2019 by

June 12, 2019: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has 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 needs to include an explanation…
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Methuen Falls Project – LIHI #111 – Complete Application Received

March 26th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (March 26, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Methuen Falls 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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Rumford Falls Project – LIHI #38 – Complete Application Received

March 13th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (March 13, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Rumford Falls 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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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Recertification of the Weybridge Hydroelectric Project, Otter Creek, VT

March 13th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (March 12, 2019): On March 11, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Weybridge Hydroelectric Project, LIHI Certificate #98 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 period…
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Milford Project – LIHI #113 – Complete Application Received

March 7th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (March 7, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Milford 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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Eastman Falls Project – Complete Application Received

February 19th, 2019 by

Lexington, MA (February 19, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Eastman Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2457). The Project is located on the Pemigewasset River in the town of Franklin, Merrimack and Belknap counties, New Hampshire. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we…
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Eastman Falls Project – Preliminary Decision, pending LIHI #150

February 18th, 2019 by

May 1, 2019:  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Eastman Falls Hydroelectric Project with the following conditions: Condition 1: The Facility Owner shall provide NHDES’s review comments on the Operation Compliance Monitoring and Maintenance Plan to LIHI within 60 days of its receipt. If the review defines…
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