Lexington MA (October 27, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute
(LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Sawmill, Cross
Power, Upper Gorham, and Shelburne Hydroelectric Projects located on the Androscoggin
River in New Hampshire.
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 as to
how the Project does not meet the LIHI criteria. Appeal requests for one or
more of these projects can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with
“Androscoggin River-NH Projects” in the subject line, or by mail addressed to
the Low Impact Hydropower
Institute, 329 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 6, Lexington, MA 02420. All requests
will be posted to the website. The applicant will have an opportunity to
respond and any response will also be posted. Requests must be received by5 pm Eastern time onNovember 27, 2020. The full application
and review report are available HERE.
If no appeal requests are received the certification term for each project will
be August 31, 2020 through August 30, 2025.