Oakdale Project, LIHI #57, MA – Complete Application ReceivedNovember 20, 2023
Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Jordanelle Dam Project, LIHI #29, UTDecember 4, 2023
November 28, 2023: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact recertification for the Red Bridge, Putts Bridge, Indian Orchard and Dwight Projects Hydroelectric Projects located on the Chicopee River in Massachusetts. 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 “Chicopee River Projects” 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 December 28, 2023.
The complete application and reviewer report can be found on the webpages linked below. If no appeal requests are received the certification terms will be as follows: