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PROCESSES FOR HYDROPOWER LICENSES

Alternative Licensing Process

Applicant's Pre-Filing Process
  1. Form working group with state and Federal agencies, citizens groups and Indian Tribes
  2. Prepare communications protocol
  3. Issue notice of intent, preliminary application document, request to use alternative licensing process, and newspaper notice
  4. FERC approves use of alternative process
  5. Issue information package
  6. Conduct cooperative scoping to identify issues
  7. Conduct studies
  8. File at FERC final application and preliminary draft environmental review document

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