Final Decision – Recertification of the Stevens Mill Project, LIHI #123September 14, 2020
Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Smoky Mountain Project, LIHI #18September 17, 2020
Lexington MA (September 17, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has preliminarily approved the Stewarts Bridge Project (pending LIHI #171) for a 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. The Project is located on the Sacandaga River in New York. 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 can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Stewarts Bridge Project” 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 by 5 pm Eastern time on October 17, 2020. The full application and reviewer’s report are available HERE. If no appeal requests are received and the decision becomes final, the Certification term for the Project will be June 25, 2020 through June 24, 2025.