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Relicensing Study 3.6.1 Recreation Use/User Contact Survey Study Report12/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.6.5 Land Use Inventory Study Report12/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight ​Response to Stakeholder Requests for Study Modifications and/or New Studies Based on the Updated Study Report and Meeting Summary 12/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Draft License Application12/2/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.3.9 Two-Dimensional Modeling of the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Intake/Tailrace Channel and Connecticut River Upstream and Downstream of the Intake/Tailrace12/1/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Sediment Management Plan – Report of 2015 Activities for Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project (FERC No. 2485)12/1/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.7.2 Historic Architectural Resources Survey & National Register Evaluation Study Report Addendum 11/16/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight submits requested survey data relating to Relicensing Study No. 3.6.3 Whitewater Boating Evaluation and Study No. 3.6.7 Recreation Study at Northfield Mountain, Including Assessment of Sufficiency of Trails For Shared Use 11/10/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight 2015 Updated Study Meeting Summary, held on 9/29/15-9/30/1510/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
2015 Updated Study Report Presentation9/28/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.1.3 Sediment Management Plan9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.1.2 Operation Impacts on Existing Erosion and Potential Bank Instability9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.2.1 Water Quality Monitoring Study9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.1 Instream Flow Habitat Assessments in the Bypass Reach and Below Cabot Station9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.2 Evaluate Upstream and Downstream Passage of Adult American Shad9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.3 Evaluate Downstream Passage of Juvenile American Shad9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.4 Evaluate Upstream Passage of American Eel at the Turner Falls Project 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.5 Evaluate Downstream Passage of American Eel9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.6 Impact of Project Operations on Shad Spawning, Spawning Habitat and Egg Deposition in the area of Northfield Mountain and Turner Falls Projects 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.7 Fish Entrainment and Turbine Passage Mortality Study9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.8 Computation Fluid Dynamics Modeling in the Vicinity of the Fishway Entrances and Powerhouse Forebays9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Udated Study Report Summary 3.3.9 Two-Dimensional Modeling of the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project Intake/Tailrace Channel and Connecticut River Upstream and Downstream of the Intake/Tailrace9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.10 Assess Operational Impacts on Emergence of State-Listed Odonates in the Connecticut River 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.11 Fish Assemblage Assessment 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.12 Evaluate Frequency and Impact of Emergency Water Control Gate Discharge Events and Bypass Flume Events on Shortnose Sturgeon Spawning and Rearing Habitat in the Tailrace and Downstream From Cabot Station9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.13 Impacts of the Turner Falls Project and Northfield Mountain Project on Littoral Zone Fish Habitat and Spawning Habitat9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.15 Assessment of Adult Sea Lamprey Spawning with the Turner Falls Project and Northfield Mountain Project Area9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.16 Habitat Assessment, Surveys, and Modeling of Suitable Habitat for State-Listed Mussel Species in the Connecticut River Below Cabot Station9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.19 Evaluate the Use of an Ultrasound Array to Facilitate Upstream Movement of American Shad at Turner Falls 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.3.20 Ichthyoplankton Entrainment Assessment at the Northfield Mountain Project9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.4.1 Baseline Study of Terrestrial Wildlilfe and Botanical Resources9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.5.1 Baseline Inventory of Wetland, Ripariam and Littoral Habitat in the Turners Falls Impoundment and Assessment of Operational Impacts on Special-Status Species9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.6.1 Recreational Use/User Contact Survey9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.6.5 Land Use Inventory9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.6.6 Assessment of Effects of Project Operation on the Recreation and Land Use 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.7.1 Phase IA (Reconnaissance) Archaeological Survey 9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.7.2 Historical Architechtural Resources Survey & National Register Evaluation9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Updated Study Report Summary 3.8.1 Evaluate the IMpact of Current and Proposed Future Modes of Operation on Flow, Water Elevation and Hydropower Generation9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight Transmittal Letter for 2015 Updated Study Report FERC Submission9/14/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Revised Appendix C for Completed Study Report for Study No. 3.7.2 (Survey and Evaluation of Historic Architectural Resources)7/22/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FristLight Notification of Updated Study Report Meetings September 29 and 30, 20157/21/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.3.14 Aquatic Habitat Mapping of Turner Falls Impoundment6/30/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.4.2 Effects of Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Development Related to Land Management Practices and Recreation Use on Terrestral Habitats6/30/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.3.17 Assess the Impacts of Turner Falls Project and Northfield Project Operations on Tributary and Backwater Area Access and Habitat6/30/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.6.7 Recreation Study at Northfield Mountain, including Assessment of Sufficient of Trails for Shared Use6/30/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight CoverLetter Posting of Second Quarter 2015 Study Reports, Turners Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 1889) and Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project (FERC No. 2485)6/30/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company

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Study 3.6.2 Recreation Facilities Inventory and Assessment Addendum6/15/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Interim Relicensing Study 3.3.10 Assess Operational Impacts on Emergence of State-Listed Odonated in the Connecticut River4/2/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight Response to EPA Comments on Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project Sediment Management Plan – 2014 Summary of Annual Monitoring3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.2.2 Hydraulic Study of Turner Falls Impoundment, Bypass Reach and Below Cabot3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company

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Relicensing Study 3.3.18 Impacts of the Turner Falls Canal Drawdown on Fish Migration and Aquatic Organisms3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.7.3 Traditional Cultural Properties Study Report3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.3.4 Evaluate Upstream Passage of American Eel at the Turner Falls Project3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.6.4 Assessment of Day Use and Overnight Facilities associated with Non-Motorized Boats3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
Relicensing Study 3.6.3 Whitewater Boating Evaluation3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight CoverLetter Posting of First Quarter 2015 Study Reports, Turners Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 1889) and Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project (FERC No. 2485)3/31/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company

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2013 Full River Reconnaissance – 2015 Addendum2/24/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company
FirstLight Study No. 3.3.16 Interim Report - Habitat Assessment, Surveys, and Modeling for State-Listed Mussel Speices in the Connecticut River below Cabot Station1/29/2015FirstLight Hydro Generating Company