Beebee Island : P-2538

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Summary

  • P-2538
  • Black R
  • East
  • NY
  • 8.00 MW

License

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  • 12-24-1996
  • 11-30-2026
  • ERIE BOULEVARD HYDROPOWER, L.P.

Description

The Bebee Island projects is located on the Black River within the City of Watertown in Jefferson County, New York. It is one of ten hydroelectric projects on the river's lower reaches between Carthage, New York, and its mouth at Lake Ontario.

The project's nameplate rating is 8.0 MW, and its annual generation averages about 38,729 megawatt hours (MWh).

Milestones

License Application Filed 12-23-1991
Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis 10-24-1995
DEA Issued 03-18-1996
FEA Issued 09-27-1996
License Issued 12-24-1996
Settlement Filed 10-13-1995

Issues

Fish and wildlife resources, water quality, recreation, lands management and ownership, and aesthetics.

A Settlement for this project was signed by Niagara Mohawk, Beebee Island, NPS, FWS, NYSDEC, the Adirondack Mountain Club, American Rivers, New York Rivers, Heritage, the New York Council of Trout Unlimited, and the New York State Conservation Council.

The settlement encompasses the Beebee Island Project (P-2538) and the Black River Project (P-2569).