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.