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National Marine Fisheries Service's Motion to Intervene and Comments on the Settlement Agreement and Application for Surrender of License
National Marine Fisheries
Date Created and/or Issued
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
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Scope/Content: Abstract: FERC issued docket number p-2659: One June 26, 2003 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a "Notice of Offer Settlement, Application for Surrender of License, and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Protests." The notice states that under the terms of the settlement and as proposed in the surrender application, PacifiCorp would continue operation of the project through April 2010, at which time they would begin decommissioning the project, with completion by February 2012. Operations during the interim period (i.e.,prior to decommissioning) include (1) implementing ramping rates; (2) maintaining increased minimum flows; (3) monitoring stream temperatures; (4)reducing diversions to approximately 25 cubic feet per second from April 15 to June 30 each year; (5) restricting the times when the sand settling basin would be flushed; and (6) various other reporting, maintenance, or facilities upgrade commitments. The notice also states that PacifiCorp proposes decommissioning the project, which would involve: (1)removal of the diversion dam and associated structures; (2)removal of sections of the water conveyance system; (3)removal of the fish ladder and the sorting and collection facility; and (4) securing the project powerhouse which would be left in place. PacifiCorp filed the settlement on behalf of itself and signatories including National Marine Fisheries Service; PacifiCorp; other federal, state local agencies and Tribes; and nongovernmental organizations.The National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States Department of Commerce, hereby timely moves for intervention in the above referenced proceeding pursuant to 18 C.F.R. section 385.214
Scope/Content: Reservoir size: 5 Height: 10 Length: 206
Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1922. Date removed: Thu Apr 01 00:00:00 PDT 2010.
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Fisheries and fish passage
Dam retirement
Hood River, OR
Powerdale Dam
United States

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