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Scope/Content: Abstract: FERC issued docket number p-2602: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) regulations (18 CFR Part 380), Commission staff reviewed the applications for new major licenses for the East and West Fork projects, a subsequent license for the Bryson Project, and the application for license surrender for the Dillsboro Project. We prepared a combined environmental assessment (EA) on the proposed actions. The East and West Fork and Dillsboro projects are located on the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County, North Carolina. The Bryson Project is located on the Oconaluftee River (a tributary to the Tuckasegee River) in Swain County, North Carolina. In this final EA, Commission staff analyze the probable environmental effects of implementing the projects and conclude that approval of the projects, with appropriate staff-recommended environmental measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
Alternative analysis Dams Dam retirement
Oconalftee River, NC Tuckaseegee River, NC Bear Creek Dam Bryson Dam Cedar Cliff Dam Cullowhee Dam Dillsboro Dam Glenville Dam Tanasee Creek Dam Tuckasegee Dam Wolf Creek Dam United States