Project No. 2547-095

Commission staff will hold two public scoping meetings to receive input on the scope of the environmental issues that should be analyzed in the NEPA document. The daytime meeting will focus on the concerns of resource agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and Native American tribes. The evening meeting will focus on receiving input from the public. All interested individuals, resource agencies, Native American tribes, and NGOs are invited to attend one or both of the meetings. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows:

Daytime Scoping Meeting
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
PLACE: Highgate Elementary School, White Room
ADDRESS: 219 Gore Road, Highgate Center, Vermont, 05459

Evening Scoping Meeting
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 7:00 p.m. (EDT)
PLACE: Highgate Elementary School, White Room
ADDRESS: 219 Gore Road, Highgate Center, Vermont, 05459

Copies of the Scoping Document (SD1) outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the NEPA document were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of the SD1 will be available at the scoping meeting or may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the "eLibrary" link (see item m above).

Environmental Site Review
The applicant and Commission staff will conduct an environmental site review of the project beginning at 1:00 p.m. on September 29, 2022. All interested individuals, agencies, tribes, and NGOs are invited to attend. All participants should meet at the parking lot next to the project dam, which is located at126, Baker Road, Highgate Center, Vermont 05459. All participants are responsible for their own transportation to the site and during the site visit. If you plan to attend the environmental site review, please contact Mr. Reginald R. Beliveau, Jr. of the Village of Swanton, Vermont at (802) 868-3397, or via email at rbeliveau@swanton.net on or before September 23, 2022.

Objectives
At the scoping meetings, Commission staff will: (1) summarize the environmental issues tentatively identified for analysis in the NEPA document; (2) solicit from the meeting participants all available information, especially quantifiable data, on the resources at issue; (3) encourage statements from experts and the public on issues that should be analyzed in the NEPA document, including viewpoints in opposition to, or in support of, the staff’s preliminary views; (4) determine the resource issues to be addressed in the NEPA document; and (5) identify those issues that require a detailed analysis, as well as those issues that do not require a detailed analysis.

 

Event Details


  • Date and Time
    • Thursday, Sep 29, 2022
  • Location
    • Daytime Scoping Meeting
      DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
      TIME: 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
      PLACE: Highgate Elementary School, White Room
      ADDRESS: 219 Gore Road, Highgate Center, Vermont, 05459

      Evening Scoping Meeting
      DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
      TIME: 7:00 p.m. (EDT)
      PLACE: Highgate Elementary School, White Room
      ADDRESS: 219 Gore Road, Highgate Center, Vermont, 05459
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