Relicensing of Catawba-Wateree Hydropower
On 3/6/2009, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Washington D.C., published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Catawba-Wateree Hydroelectric Project.
You can view the DEIS at: http://elibrary.FERC.gov/idmws/file_list.asp?accession_num=20090306-4000
The Catawba Riverkeeper and other organizations filed comments on the DEIS. The Catawba Riverkeeper's Comments are available at: Catawba Riverkeeper Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Duke Hydropower Project
Other comments are available through the FERC website at http://www.ferc.gov under the eLibrary link.
Written comments relating to the relicensing process should be filed with: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, N.E., Washington, DC, 20426. All comments must be filed by May 8, 2009, and should reference Project No. 2232-522. Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and instructions on the Commission’s website at http://www.ferc.gov under the eLibrary link.