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Appendix 8: FERC License Status and Documentation

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Appendix Table 8-1  Relevant FERC License Status and Available Documentation

Project Name
(and FERC #)

License Status

Documentation Available

Pit-McCloud River Watershed

Pit 1 (#2687)

New License Order issued in March 2003.

New License Order, management and monitoring plans, and monitoring data available.

Pit 3, 4, 5 (#233)

License Application submitted October 2001, EIS completed 2004, New License Order issued in July 2007. Previous license expired in 2003.

License Application, Final EIS and new Order License available.

Hat Creek (#2661)

New License Order issued in November 2002.

New License Order, management and monitoring plans, and monitoring data available.

McCloud-Pit (#2106)

Integrated Licensing Process (ILP) initiated, Pre-Application Document submitted August 2006.  Current license expires in 2011.

Pre-Application Document available.

Cow-Battle Creek Watershed

Kilarc-Cow Creek (#606)

PG&E will not pursue new license.  Another company filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) and Initial Information Package (IIP) July 2005.  License Application was due December 2006. A procedural motion for an extension of time to develop a license application was filed; however, FERC has denied the motion for an extension of time.  Current license expires in 2007.

IIP available.

Battle Creek (#1121)

NOI is due in July 2021.  Current license expires in 2026.

License Order, Recreational Use Plan (1969), Fishing Access Plan (1978), and McCumber Reservoir wildlife enhancement documentation (1996) available.

Feather River Watershed

Upper North Fork Feather River (#2105)

License Application submitted October 2002.  Settlement Agreement signed April 2004.  Final EIS completed November 2005.  Awaiting new License Order.  Current license expired in 2004.

License Application, Settlement Agreement, and Final EIS available.

Bucks Creek (#619)

License Amendment in 1988, with 14-year extension of license term.  NOI is due in December 2013.  Current license expires in 2018.

Amended License Order, Revised Recreation Plan (1994); 23 study reports required by License Amendment available.

DeSabla-Centerville (#803)

ILP initiated, Pre-Application Document submitted October 2004.  Current license expires in 2009.

Pre-Application Document and Study Plans available.

Rock Creek-Cresta (#1962)

Settlement Agreement approved and New License Order issued October 2001.

License Order, Settlement Agreement, 28 management and monitoring plans available.

Poe (#2107)

License Application submitted December 2003.  Draft EA completed August 2006.  Current license expired in 2003.

License Application and comments from agencies, and Draft EA available.

Eel River Watershed

Eel River (#77)

NOI is due in September 2027.  License amended in 2004.  Current license expires in 2033.

Documents related to the License Amendment including management and monitoring plans and monitoring data available.  Settlement Agreement and License Order available.

Yuba – Bear River Watershed

Drum Spaulding (#2310)

NOI is due in April 2008.  Current license expires in 2013.

License Order, Revised Recreation Plan (1994), and Recreation Plan Amendment (1998) available.

Narrows (#1403)

NOI is due in January 2018.  Current license expires in 2023.

License Order available.

Chili Bar (#2155)

License Application submitted July 2005.  Awaiting new License Order and development of EIS.  Current license expires in 2007.

License Application, Recreation Measures, Conclusions and Potential Actions, Settlement Agreement, and Rationale Report for Comprehensive Resource Agency/NGO Alternative available.

Upper Mokelumne River Watershed

Mokelumne River (#137)

New License Order issued in October 2001.

License Order, EA, management and monitoring plans, and monitoring data available.

Stanislaus River Watershed

Spring Gap-Stanislaus (#2130)

License Application submitted January 2003.  Final EIS submitted March 2005.  Awaiting new License Order.  Current license expired in 2004.

Draft and Final EIS, Final 4(e) conditions, License Application, Draft Settlement Agreement, and Stanislaus Planning Action Team (SPLAT) collaborative group recommended resource measures available.

Phoenix (#1061)

NOI is due in August 2017.  Current license expires in 2022.

License Order, EA, License Application, Recreation Report, and other environmental documentation available.

Merced Falls (#2467)

NOI is due in February 2009.  Current license expires in 2014.

License Order, Recreation Use Plan, and Terms and Conditions available.

Willow Creek Watershed

Crane Valley (#1354)

New License Order issued in September 2003. 

New License Order, Supplemental EA, management and monitoring plans available.

Kerckhoff (#96)

NOI is due in November 2017.  Current license expires in 2022.

License Order, Recreation Plan (Exhibit R) available.

Kings River Watershed

Helms Pumped Storage (#2735)

NOI is due in April 2021.  Current license amended in 1988 for employee housing, expires in 2026.

Order Amending License, USFS consultation meeting notes available.

Haas-King River (#1988)

New License Order issued March 2001. 

License Order, EA, five management and monitoring plans (2002) and Recreation Plan available.

Kern-Tule River Watershed

Tule River (#1333)

New License Order issued 1993. 

License Order, EA available.

Kern Canyon (#178)

License Application submitted April 2003.  Final EA filed November 2005.  Awaiting new License Order.  Current license expired in 2005.

License Application and Final EA available.

Carrizo Plain:  N/A

Note: There are three Non-FERC Jurisdictional Projects that affect the LCP process: Coal Canyon and Lime Saddle in Butte County, and Hamilton Branch in Plumas and Lassen Counties.

Sources: PG&E 2005-2006 and FERC eLibrary (various dates).