Public Comment Period

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

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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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #106 – Greenville, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Greenville Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located in Norwich, CT on the Shetucket River approximately 1.3 river miles above the confluence with the Thames River and approximately 1.5 river miles below…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #105 – Occum, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Occum Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 105). The Project is located on the Shetucket River, a tributary to the Thames River, in the Village of Occum, City of Norwich and Village of…
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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 – Certification of Emeryville Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from KEI (USA) Power Management Inc. for the Low Impact Certification of the Emeryville Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2850), owned by KE Emeryville LLC.  The project is located at river mile 70 on the Oswegatchie River in the…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #100 – South Milton, NH

February 15th, 2018 by

February 9, 2018: The South Milton Hydroelectric Project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification.  The Certification includes the following conditions: Condition 1: The Owner shall continue to maintain a minimum flow of 58 cfs, or inflow if less, in the bypassed reach of river. Condition 2: The Owner shall…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35B – Oswego River, NY

February 14th, 2018 by

January 2, 2018: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Oswego River Hydroelectric Project. The Oswego River Project is located along the Oswego River in Oswego County, New York. The 2017 application materials can be found on the project page HERE. LIHI is…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35A – Oswego Falls, NY

February 14th, 2018 by

January 2, 2018: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Oswego Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Oswego Falls Project is located on the Oswego River in the city of Fulton, Oswego County, New York. The 2017 application materials can be found on the project…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certification #4 – Falls Creek, OR

February 14th, 2018 by

January 30, 2018:  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on Falls Creek, 20 miles east of Sweet Home, in the Willamette National Forest, Oregon. The complete application can be found below.  LIHI is seeking public…
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