Lexington MA (June 5, 2018): On June 4, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Cavendish 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 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 “Cavendish Hydroelectric Project” in the subject line, or by mail addressed to the Low Impact Hydropower Institute, 329 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 2, Lexington, MA 02420. All requests will be posted to the website and 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 July 5, 2018. The full application and reviewers report are available HERE.
If no appeal requests are received and the decision becomes final, the new term for the Cavendish Project will be February 6, 2017 to February 5, 2022.