Hanalei Hydro-Electric

SOURCE: Brad Parsons (kauaibrad@hotmail.com)
SUBHEAD: Letter from Kauai conservation group to Free Flow Power concerning Hanalei River hydro-electric  project.

[IB Editor's note: The following is the content of a letter to Dawn Huff of Free Flow Power concerning a hanalei River hydroelectric project from Barbara Robeson, the president of the Limu Coalition, that was provided as a PDF file from Brad Parsons.]

By Barbara Robeson on 23 October 2012 in Island Breath -

Image above: View from a kayak paddling up the Hanalei River on Kauai. From (http://traveltamed.com/most-gorgeous-rivers-on-earth/).

20121022-0013 FERC PDF (Unofficial) 10/22/2012

October 12, 2012

Dawn Huff
Free Flow Power
2200 Rimland Drive, Suite 104
Bellingham, WA 98226

Re:    P-13878 —Hanalei Hydroelectric Project Third Six Month Progress Report

Dear Ms. Huff,

The Limu Coalition received your letter of October 4, 2012 letter regarding the Hanalei River Hydroelectric Project. The attachments to the letter stated that:

  1. "…several alternative project layouts have been evaluated with various diversion locations, water conveyance designs and alignments. " May we please have a copy of these alternative project documents?
  2. "Project sizing and generation estimate activities have been completed. .. May we also have a copy of this documentation?

The attached letter also states that "several outreach meetings have been undertaken over the last eight months". Please provide information about which non-governmental organizations you met with. The Limu Coalition which is located in Hanalei was not included in any of these meetings.

Sincerely yours,
Barbara Robeson President
Limu Coalition
PO Box 369 Hanalei, Hl 96714

Kimberly Bose, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Hui Ho'omalu i ka'Aina
Hanalei to Ha'ena Community Association
Hanalei Watershed Hui

The purpose of the Limu Coalition is to promote the preservation of the natural, cultural and historic resources of the North Shore of Kaua'i.

See also:
Ea O Ka Aina: KIUC/FFP denied by FERC 10/20/11
Ea O Ka Aina: FERC Flim Flam 6/30/11
Ea O Ka Aina: KIUC Wailua Dam Plans 1/17/11

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