As hydro plants begin relicensing, river groups set to participate

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Energy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has filed a notice of intent and pre-application document for five hydroelectric projects on the Connecticut River, including ones in Bellows Falls and Vernon, beginning the first phase of a regulatory process that will reach its final conclusions in 2018.Some of the two states’ NGOs wanting in on the process are the Connecticut River Watershed Council, Appalachian Mountain Club, Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Trout Unlimited, White River Partnership, Southeast Vermont Watersheds Association, Black River Action Team, Conservation Law Foundation, the Nature Conservancy, New England FLOW, and the Sierra Club.

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