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Conowingo Relicensing Documents

Below are documents relating to the Conowingo relicensing process.  Click on the year to view the documents for that year.

2012
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September 17, 2012 Impact of Plant Operations on Migratory Fish Reproduction 2012 Ichthyoplankton Sampling Conowingo RSP 3.21 PDF
August 30, 2012 Application for New License for Major Water Power Project-Existing Dam: Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. 405, Volume 1: Initial Statement; Exhibit A – Project Description; Exhibit B – Project Operations and Resource Utilization; Exhibit C – Construction History and Proposed Construction Schedule; Exhibit D – Statement of Cost and Financing; Exhibit E – Environmental Report; Exhibit F – General Design Drawings and Supporting Design Report; Exhibit G – Project Boundary Maps; Exhibit H – Plans and Ability of Applicant to Operate the Project PDF
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August 30, 2012 Application for New License for Major Water Power Project-Existing Dam: Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. 405, Volume 3:  Recreation Management Plan; Shoreline Management Plan PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Seasonal and Diurnal Water Quality in Conowingo Pond and below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.1 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Estimation of Survival of Adult American Shad Passed Through Francis and Kaplan Turbines;  Final Study Report Estimation of Survival of Juvenile American Shad Passed Through Francis Turbine; Final Study Report Downstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Assessment Conowingo RSP 3.2 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel at Conowingo Pond RSP 3.3 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel at Conowingo Pond 2011 Eel Sampling below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.3 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel at Conowingo Pond 2010 Eel Sampling below Conowingo Dam Conowingo RSP 3.3 PDF
August 30, 2012 American Shad Passage Study: Susquehanna River American Shad Model, Model Production Runs; Final Study Report American Shad Passage Study: Susquehanna River American Shad Model, Model Development Conowingo RSP 3.4 PDF
August 30, 2012 Analysis of the 2010 American Shad Radio Telemetry Animations; Upstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Study RSP 3.5 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Conowingo East Fish Lift Attraction Flows Statistical Analysis of Turbine Operations and East Fish Lift Catch; Conowingo East Fish Lift Attraction Flows Conowingo RSP 3.6 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Fish Passage Impediments Study Analysis of 2010 Radio Telemetry Data Conowingo RSP 3.7 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Downstream Flow Ramping and Stranding Study Conowingo RSP 3.8 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of the East and West Fish Lifts RSP 3.9 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Maryland Darter Survey RSP 3.10 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Operations Modeling Baseline and Production Run Report Addendum to Conowingo RSP 3.11 and Muddy Run RSP 3.2; Final Study Report Operations Modeling Calibration Report Addendum to Conowingo RSP 3.11 and Muddy Run RSP 3.2; Final Study Report Hydrologic Study of the Lower Susquehanna River Conowingo RSP 3.11 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Water Level Management Study Conowingo RSP 3.12 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Study to Assess Tributary Access in Conowingo Pond RSP 3.13 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Debris Management Study Conowingo RSP 3.14 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Sediment Introduction and Transport Conwingo RSP 3.15 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Instream Flow Habitat Assessment below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.16 PDF
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August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Downstream EAV/SAV Study Conowingo RSP 3.17 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Characterization of Downstream Aquatic Communities Conowingo RSP 3.18 PDF
August 30, 2012 Freshwater Mussel Characterization Study below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.19 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Summary Salinity and Salt Wedge Encroachment Study Conowingo RSP 3.20 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Impact of Plant Operation on Migratory Fish Reproduction RSP 3.21 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Shortnose and Atlantic Sturgeon Life Histories Studies Conowingo RSP 3.22 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Study to Identify Habitat Use Areas for Bald Eagle Conowingo RSP 3.23 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Summary Dreissenid Mussel Monitoring Study Conowingo RSP 3.24 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Conowingo Pond Creel Survey RSP 3.25A
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Final Study Report Lower Susquehanna River Creel Survey Conowingo RSP 3.25B
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August 30, 2012 Final Report Historic Structures Report for the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Application Hardford and Cecil Counties, Maryland; Final Report Historic Structures Report for the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Application Drumore, Martic and Fulton Townships, Lancaster County and Lower Chanceford and Peach Bottom Townships, York County, Pennsylvania Conowingo 3.28 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Effect of Project Operations on Downstream Flooding Conowingo RSP 3.29 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Osprey Nesting Survey Conowingo RSP 3.30 PDF
August 30, 2012 Final Study Report Black-Crowned Night-Heron Nesting Survey RSP 3.31 PDF
April 2012 Conowingo Draft License Application PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Seasonal and Diurnal Water Quality in Conowingo Pond and below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.1 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Downstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Study RSP 3.2 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel at Conowingo Pond RSP 3.3 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report American Shad Population Model RSP 3.4 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Upstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Study RSP 3.5 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Conowingo East Fish Lift Attraction Flows RSP 3.6 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Fish Passage Impediments Study RSP 3.7 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Downstream Flow Ramping and Stranding Study RSP 3.8 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of the East and West Fish Lifts RSP 3.9 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Maryland Darter Survey RSP 3.10 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Hydrological Study of the Lower Susquehanna River RSP 3.11 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Water Level Management Study RSP 3.12 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Study to Assess Tributary Access in Conowingo Pond RSP 3.13 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Debris Management Study RSP 3.14 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Sediment Introduction and Transport RSP 3.15 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Instream Flow Habitat Assessment below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.16 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Downstream EAV/SAV Study RSP 3.17 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Characterization of Downstream Aquatic Communities RSP 3.18 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Freshwater Mussel Characterization Study below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.19 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Summary Salinity and Salt Wedge Encroachment Study RSP 3.20 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Impact of Plant Operation on Migratory Fish Reproduction RSP 3.21 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Shortnose and Atlantic Sturgeon Life Histories Studies RSP 3.22 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Study to Identify Habitat Use Areas for Bald Eagle RSP 3.23 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Summary Dreissenid Mussel Monitoring Study RSP 3.24 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Conowingo Pond Creel Survey RSP 3.25A
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Updated Study Report Lower Susquehanna River Creel Survey RSP 3.25B
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Recreation Facility Inventory and Estimated Recreation Use Report RSP 3.26 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Interim Shoreline Management Report RSP 3.27 PDF
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Phase IA Archaeological Study and Preliminary Historic Structures Assessment RSP 3.28
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Phase IB Archaeological Study and Phase II Historic Structures Assessment Components RSP 3.28
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January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Effect of Project Operations on Downstream Flooding RSP 3.29 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Osprey Nesting Survey RSP 3.30 PDF
January 23, 2012 Updated Study Report Black-Crowned Night-Heron Nesting Survey RSP 3.31 PDF

 
2011
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November 17, 2011 Updated Study Report Study to Identify Habitat Use Areas for Bald Eagle RSP 3.23 PDF
November 17, 2011 Updated Study Report Osprey Nesting Survey RSP 3.30 PDF
November 17, 2011 Updated Study Report Black-Crowned Night-Heron Nesting Survey RSP 3.31 PDF
August 26, 2011 Initial Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel RSP 3.3
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June 2, 2011 Initial Study Report Operations Modeling Calibration Report Conowingo RSP 3.11 and Muddy Run RSP 3.2 PDF
June 2, 2011 Initial Study Report Conowingo Pond Creel Survey RSP 3.25A PDF
May 27, 2011 Initial Study Report Biological and Engineering Studies of the East and West Fish Lifts RSP 3.9 PDF
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May 27, 2011 Initial Study Report Lower Susquehanna River Creel Survey RSP 3.25B PDF
May 6, 2011 Initial Study Report Sediment Introduction and Transport Study RSP 3.15 PDF
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May 6, 2011 Initial Study Report Instream Flow Habitat Assessment below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.16 PDF
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April 29, 2011 Study Report Water Level Management Study RSP 3.12 PDF
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April 29, 2011 Initial Study Report Downstream EAV/SAV Study RSP 3.17 PDF
March 31, 2011 Initial Study Report Downstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Assessment RSP 3.2 PDF
March 29, 2011 Initial Study Report Seasonal and Diurnal Water Quality in Conowingo Pond and below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.1 PDF
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March 24, 2011 Initial Study Report Phase 1A Archaeological Study and Preliminary Historic Structures Assessment Report  RSP 3.28  This report contains information regarding specific locations of archaeologically sensitive resources, and as such is being filed as Privileged with FERC PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Seasonal and Diurnal Water Quality in Conowingo Pond and below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.1 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Downstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Study RSP 3.2 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Biological and Engineering Studies of American Eel at Conowingo Pond RSP 3.3 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Upstream Fish Passage Effectiveness Study RSP 3.5 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Conowingo East Fish Lift Attraction Flows RSP 3.6 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Fish Passage Impediments Study RSP 3.7 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Downstream Flow Ramping and Stranding Study RSP 3.8 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Biological and Engineering Studies of the East and West Fish Lifts RSP 3.9 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Maryland Darter Survey RSP 3.10 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Hydrological Study of the Lower Susquehanna River RSP 3.11 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Water Level Management Study RSP 3.12 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Study to Assess Tributary Access in Conowingo Pond RSP 3.13 PDF
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February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Debris Management Study RSP 3.14 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Sediment Introduction and Transport RSP 3.15 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Instream Flow Habitat Assessment below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.16 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Downstream EAV/SAV Study RSP 3.17 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Characterization of Downstream Aquatic Communities RSP 3.18 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Freshwater Mussel Characterization Study below Conowingo Dam RSP 3.19 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Salinity and Salt Wedge Encroachment Study RSP 3.20 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Impact of Plant Operation on Migratory Fish Reproduction RSP 3.21 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Shortnose and Atlantic Sturgeon Life Histories Studies RSP 3.22 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Study to Identify Habitat Use Areas for Bald Eagle RSP 3.23 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Dreissenid Mussel Monitoring Study RSP 3.24 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Conowingo Pond Creel Survey RSP 3.25A PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Lower Susquehanna River Creel Survey RSP 3.25B PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Recreation Facility Inventory and Estimated Recreation Use Report RSP 3.26 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Interim Shoreline Management Report RSP 3.27 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Phase IA Archaeological Study and Preliminary Historic Structures Assessment RSP 3.28 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Effect of Project Operations on Downstream Flooding RSP 3.29 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Osprey Nesting Survey RSP 3.30 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Black-Crowned Night-Heron Nesting Survey RSP 3.31 PDF
February 22, 2011 Initial Study Report Summary Re-Evaluate the Closing of the Catwalk to Recreational Fishing RSP 3.32 PDF

 
2010
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October 19, 2010 Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, Study Progress Report PDF
August 18, 2010 Exelon Response to the Maryland Department of the Environment's study dispute PDF
August 12, 2010 FERC Notification of Panel Meeting and Technical Conference Details PDF
July 21, 2010 FERC Notification of Dispute Resolution Process Schedule, Panel Meeting and Technical Conference PDF
June 23, 2010 Maryland Dept. of the Environment identifies panel member for the disputed studies PDF
June 18, 2010 FERC Ltr - Requesting Maryland Dept. of the Environment to select 1 panel member for the disputed studies PDF
June 10,  2010 Exelon Response to The Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Notice of Dispute PDF
June 3, 2010 Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources FERC Filing “Explanation of How the Contested Studies Relate to the MD Dept. of Environment Water Quality Certification Authority Under § 401of the Clean Water Act.” PDF
May 20, 2010 FERC Order Denying Rehearing to Susquehanna River Basins Commission PDF
April 5, 2010 FERC Order Granting Rehearing for Further Consideration PDF
March 19, 2010 Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Request for Rehearing PDF
March 8, 2010 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Request for Rehearing PDF
March 5, 2010 FERC Response to Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Notice of Study Dispute PDF
February 24, 2010 Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Initiate the Formal Study Dispute Resolution Process PDF
February 24, 2010 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Notice of Dispute to Study Plan Determination PDF
February 5, 2010 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Response to Exelon's 1/29/10 Supplemental Comments to the Revised Study Plan PDF
February 4, 2010 FERC Study Plan Determination PDF
February 3, 2010 Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection Response to Exelon's 1/29/10 Supplemental Comments to the Revised Study Plan PDF
February 3, 2010 U.S. Dept. of the Interior Response to Exelon's 1/29/10 Supplemental Comments to the Revised Study Plan PDF
February 3, 2010 Maryland  Dept of Natural Resources Response to Exelon's 1/29/10 Supplemental Comments to the Revised Study Plan PDF
January 29, 2010 Exelon Filing of Supplemental Comments to the Revised Study Plan PDF
January 21, 2010 U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 20, 2010 Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 20, 2010 Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 20, 2010 Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 20, 2010 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 20, 2010 Fish and Wildlife Service Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF
January 19, 2010 Nature Concervancy, Comments on Revised Study Plan PDF

 

 
2009
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December 22, 2009 Revised Study Plan for the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project PDF
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August 24, 2009 Proposed Study Plan for the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project PDF
August 24, 2009 Revised Scoping Document for Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, P-405 and Muddy Run Pumped Storage Project, P-2355 PDF
July 13, 2009 Mason-Dixon Trail System, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 American Rivers, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Lancaster County planning Commission, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Nature Conservancy, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Study Request Letter PDF
July 10, 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Study Request Letter PDF
July 6, 2009 Ronald Steelman, Study Request Letter PDF
June 17, 2009 Alex Balboa, Study Request Letter PDF
June 11, 2009 Town of Port Deposit, Study Request PDF
May 11, 2009 Scoping Document for Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, P-405 and Muddy Run Pumped Storage Project, P-2355 PDF
March 12, 2009 Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. 405 Pre-Application Document PDF
 
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