Klamath Hydroelectric Project Relicensing

Summary

SCH Number
2015122002
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Klamath Hydroelectric Project Relicensing
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received

Document Description
The State Water Board issued a NOP of an EIR for the KHP in September 2008 and held a series of scoping meetings in October and November 2008. Since issuance of the 2008 NOP, three settlement agreements have been developed that propose considerable changes to the KHP and address other interests in the Klamath River Basin. Substantial new information has been developed under the Settlement Agreements and related processes, including development of an environmental review document evaluating dam removal impacts, data collection on water quality and fisheries health, and studies that relate to the KHP. On August 15, 2014, the State Water Board is issuing a application from PacificCorp. In light of this new information, the State Water Board is issuing a new NOP for the KHP. Comments submitted in response to the prior NOP will be considered. Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments during this NOP solicitation. - Modify the KHP, as needed, to comply with California water quality standards, and in conformance with mandatory conditions established as part of the FERC license process. - Continue to generate power from a renewable resource to serve KHP customers to the extent compatible with water quality standards and mandatory conditions established as part of the FERC Relicensing Process.

Contact Information
Parker Thaler
State Water Resources Control Board
PO Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

Phone : (916) 341-5400

Location

Counties
Siskiyou
Waterways
Klamath River, Link River Dam
Other Location Info
Klamath River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Hydroelectric
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Growth Inducing Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHGE
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern Region 1

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