Public Comment Period

This is a list of pending applications for Low Impact Certification that are within the 60 day public comment period.

Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #94 – Gage Project, VT

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (July 12, 2018): On July 12, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Gage Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. 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…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #93 – Arnold Falls Project, VT

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (July 12, 2018): On July 12, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Arnold Falls Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. 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…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #92 – Pierce Mills Project, VT

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (July 12, 2018): On July 12, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Pierce Mills Hydroelectric Project for a new 8-year term of Low Impact Certification. 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…
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Worumbo Hydro Project – LIHI #10 – Complete Application Received

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (July 12, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Worumbo Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 10). The Project is located on the Androscoggin River in Lisbon Falls and Durham, Maine. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #4 – Falls Creek Project, OR

June 21st, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 21, 2018): On June 21, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project for a new 8-year term of Low Impact Certification. 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…
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Application Received: Recertification of LIHI #95 – Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project, VT

June 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (June 12, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 95). The Project is located on the Passumpsic River in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing…
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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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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project

April 27th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (May 1, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from the Deschutes Valley Water District for the Low Impact Certification of the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 5891).  The project dam is located at river mile 7.0 on the Crooked River a tributary to the Deschutes…
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