Download license summary for the Chili Bar project.
The project is located in El Dorado County, California, near the town of Placerville, and occupies federal land administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Chili Bar Project consists of a dam, reservoir, intake, penstock, and powerhouse. Chili Bar Dam is 126 feet high and 380 feet long with a 170-foot-long spillway having a crest elevation of 997.5 feet national geodetic vertical datum (NGVD)
On February 1, 2007, SMUD and PG&E filed a comprehensive Settlement Agreement (Settlement) related to relicensing both the Upper American and Chili Bar Projects.
Signators to the Settlement were: American Whitewater, American River Recreation Association, BLM, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Fish and Wildlife, California Outdoors, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Camp Lotus, Foothill Conservancy, Forest Service, Friends of the River, FWS, Interior, U.S. National Park Service, PG&E, Rich Platt, Hilde Schweitzer, Theresa Simsiman, and SMUD.
|Notice of availability of final EIS
|FERC license expiration
|Notice of availability of draft EIS
|Reply comments to terms and condtions due
|Terms and conditions due (deadline extended)
|Deadline for filing motions to intervene
|Agencies/NGOs submitted recommendations, terms, conditions, prescriptions.
|Deadline for agencies to file prescriptions, terms, and recommendations
|FERC issues Scoping Document 2
|FERC issues Scoping Document 1 for EIS
|PG&E files license application to FERC
|Comment deadline for FERC's Scoping Document 1