The Integrated Licensing Process is intended to streamline the Commission's licensing process by providing a predictable, efficient, and timely licensing process that continues to ensure adequate resource protections. The efficiencies expected to be achieved through the ILP are founded in three fundamental principles:
- Early issue identification and resolution of studies needed to fill information gaps, avoiding studies post-filing.
- Integration of other stakeholder permitting process needs.
- Established time frames to complete process steps for all stakeholders, including the Commission.
Under the ILP, a federal or state agency, or Tribe with mandatory conditioning authority may request that a study dispute be referred to a dispute resolution panel. The three-member panel would consist of FERC staff, the agency or tribal representative referring the dispute, and a third person from the Panel Members' List below, selected by the other two panelists.
- ILP Effectiveness Evaluation
- ILP Tutorial
- Integrated Licensing Processes
- How to Apply to Become a Third Panel Member (updated October 30, 2018)
- Third Panel Members' List for Study Dispute Resolution by Resource Expertise
- Requests for Study Dispute Resolution