The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued the Rumford Falls Hydroelectric Project’s current license on October 18, 1994, which expires on September 30, 2024. Rumford Falls Hydro LLC (RFH) is pursuing a new license from FERC for the continued operation of the Project through the Commission’s Integrated Licensing Process (ILP). The ILP provides a schedule, which includes opportunities for stakeholder engagement.
A process plan established by 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 FERC on September 30, 2022. The schedule for the Project can be found in Appendix B of 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.