Preliminary Decision – Certification of the Monroe Drop Project, Pending #200, ORMay 8, 2023
Final Decision – Certification of the Hailesboro No. 3, No. 4 and No. 6 Projects, LIHI #197, #198, #199, NYJune 6, 2023
June 1, 2023: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has preliminarily approved the Mother Ann Lee Project (LIHI #24) located on the Kentucky River in Kentucky for a new 13-year term of Low Impact Certification, as a result of a mid-term certification review. The reviewer’s report is available HERE.
This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the draft review report 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 “Mother Ann Lee Project” in the subject line, or by mail addressed to the Low Impact Hydropower Institute, 1167 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476.
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 July 1, 2023. If no appeal requests are received and the decision becomes final, the new Certification term for the Project will be August 11, 2023 through August 10, 2036.