The Racine facility operates under a license issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”). Eagle Creek Racine Hydro, LLC (“Eagle Creek Racine”) is the licensee for the facility. The facility's current license was issued in 1973 and expires November 30, 2023. On July 2, 2018, documents were filed with FERC (available below) to initiate the relicensing of the project using the Integrated Licensing Process (“ILP”).
All filings related to the relicensing process are available from the FERC's eLibrary website: elibrary.ferc.gov. Search for filings by project number: P-2570.
The licensee is making available its major document submissions and major FERC orders on this website:
Current Documents for Stakeholder Review
Additional Information Request
On December 22, 2021, FERC issued an additional information request (“AIR”) requiring the licensee to file the requested information within 90 days from the date of the letter. Eagle Creek Racine filed a response to this AIR on March 21, 2022
Additional Information Request December 22, 2021 (15 pages; 313 kB)
Racine Response to FERC AIR issued 12-22-21 (78 pages; 8 MB)
Final Licensing Application
On November 30, 2021, the Final License Application ("FLA") was filed with FERC. Volume I of the FLA is available here.
Final License Application Volume I of II Part 1 of 4 (203 pages; 25 MB)
Final License Application Volume I of II Part 2 of 4 (346 pages; 30.6 MB)
Final License Application Volume I of II Part 3a of 4 (261 pages; 24.9 MB)
Final License Application Volume I of II Part 3b of 4 (219 pages; 14.9 MB)
Final License Application Volume I of II Part 4 of 4 (430 pages; 26.4 MB)
Some of the information presented in the FLA is considered Critical Energy Infrastructure Information ("CEII"), as defined by 18 CFR § 388.113(c). Such information has been removed from the public version of the FLA. In accordance with the FERC's filing guidelines, all CEII is filed in a separate, non-public volume (Volume II).
Draft Licensing Application
Draft License Application Volume I of II Part 1 of 2 (593 pages; 22.4 MB)
Draft License Application Volume I of II Part 2a of 2 (218 pages; 21.8 MB)
Draft License Application Volume I of II Part 2b of 2 (269 pages; 20.3 MB)
Initial Study Report and other Studies
Initial Study Report 5-5-2020 (205 pages; 16.4 MB)
Initial Study Report Meeting Summary 6-11-2020 (77 pages; 1.36 MB)
Response to Comments on Initial Study Report 8-10-2020 (34 pages; 1.14 MB)
FERC Approval Mod to Water Quality and Recreation Studies Schedules (3 pages; 280 kB)
FERC Determination on Requests for Study Modifications 9-9-2020 (13 pages; 248 kB)
Fish Entrainment and Impingement Study Report (100 pages; 1.83 MB)
Updated Study Report 5-12-2021 (274 pages; 29.8 MB)
Updated Study Report Meeting Summary 06-11-2021 (15 pages; 240 kB)
Final Water Quality and Recreation Study Reports 3-15-2022 Part 1 of 2 (48 pages; 12.0 MB)
Final Water Quality and Recreation Study Reports 3-15-2022 Part 2 of 2 (183 pages; 19.8 MB)
Eleventh Quarterly Study Progress Report 5-11-2022 (7 pages; 248 kB)
FERC Study Plan Determination 5-13-2019 (31 pages; 376 kB)
Proposed Study Plan 12-14-2018 (337 pages; 16.5 MB)
Revised Study Plan 4-12-2019 (272 pages; 25.3 MB)
Scoping Document 1 (35 pages; 548 kB)
Scoping Document 2 (35 pages; 932 kB)
Pre-Application Document and Notice of Intent
Notice of Intent and Pre-Application Document 7-2-2018 (276 pages; 10.1 MB)
Additional Pre-Application Document Information 8-10-2018 (1 page; 40 kB)
The licensee will also provide hard copies of any of the above documents upon request. A reproduction cost fee of $0.25/page will apply to such requests. Please use the link below to download a request form and mail the completed form, along with a check for the reproduction cost fee, to Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, to request a hard copy of any document.
The licensee will continue to post public information regarding the relicensing of the Racine facility as the process continues.