Process & Schedule

Process Plan–  On September 27, 2019, Rumford Falls Hydro, LLC (RFH), filed a notice of intent and a pre-application document (NOI/PAD) for a new license for the Rumford Falls Hydroelectric Project FERC No. 2333-091.   RFH is pursuing a new license from FERC for the continued operation of the Project through the Commission’s Integrated Licensing Process (ILP).   The Integrated Licensing Process provides a schedule of opportunities for stakeholder engagement.  Notice of the filing has been provided to representatives of state and federal resource agencies, local governments, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and members of the public that may have an interest in participating in the relicensing of the Project.

A process plan established by the FERC includes the schedule and dates for the entire relicensing process up to the submittal of the Final License Application which must be filed with the FERC on September 30, 2022.  The current license expires on September 30, 2024.  The project schedule can be found in Appendix B of the FERC’s “Scoping Document 1 for the Rumford Falls (P-2333) Hydroelectric Project”, dated November 19, 2019.

Please note, if the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is the following business day.  Early filings or issuances will not result in changes to these deadlines.