Hoosic : P-2616

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Summary

  • P-2616
  • Hoosic R
  • East
  • NY
  • 18.50 MW

License

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  • 11-06-2002
  • NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORPORATION

Description

The project is located on the Hoosic River in Rensselaer and Washington Counties, New York.

The Hoosic Project consists of two developments on the Hoosic River east of itsconfluence with the Hudson River, the Johnsonville Development at River Mile (RM) 13.3 and the Schaghticoke Development at RM 7.1.9 Both developments are operated ina peaking mode.

 

Milestones

License Application Filed 12-19-1991
DEA Issued 10-25-1996
Settlement Signed 06-14-2002
License Issued 11-06-2002

Issues

Among other things, the Offer of Settlement addresses the flow, water level, fish passage, and recreation. The following entities signed the settlement: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P., Adirondack Mountain Club, American Rivers, American Whitewater, NYRU, New York State ConservationCouncil, NYSDEC, RCCA, the Town of Schaghticoke, Trout Unlimited, Interior’s U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the U.S. National Park Service, and the Village of Schaghticoke.