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 recertification of the Putts Bridge Hydroelectric Project, Chicopee River, MA

June 19th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (June 19, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact recertification for the Putts Bridge Hydroelectric Project. The Certification includes two conditions: Condition 1:  Should the Facility Owner receive notification during the term of this LIHI Certification from either the USFWS or MDFW that upstream and/or downstream passage for anadromous or…
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Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the Gorham Hydroelectric Project, Androscoggin River, NH

June 18th, 2019 by

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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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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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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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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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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