Carmen-Smith EWEB relicensing update

As many of you know, EWEB’s Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project on the Upper McKenzie River is up for relicensing. EWEB is in the process of submitting a new long-term license application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for approval.

The relicensing process is an opportunity to get more flow and fish passage for ESA-listed bull trout and chinook salmon in the watershed.

Trout Unlimited (specifically the Oregon Council) has been involved in the relicensing process, and at a recent meeting we interviewed Kate Miller (TU’s legal representation on the issue) about the project:


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