FERC Terminates License for Project in South Carolina

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FERC has terminated the license for the Whitney Mills hydroelectric project located on Lawsons Fork Creek, in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

The project ceased operation in July 2005 and in February 2014, the licensee for the project informed FERC of his intent to surrender the license for the project because the project was no longer economically viable to operate.

FERC’s dam safety officials have classified the dam as having “Low” hazard potential.