FERC dismisses controversial Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage project

The Federal Energy Regulation Commission issued a letter of dismissal to Nevada Hydro's Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage Project citing Nevada Hydro’s failure to provide timely additional information.In a letter to Nevada Hydro, issued by FERC Dec. 9, and signed by Vince Yearick, director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing, several requests made for more information by the commission were repeatedly ignored or denied. The information requested dates back to 2019 and included the need for Nevada Hydro to conduct recreation, groundwater, and seismic and geotechnical studies, and provide a roadless area construction plan and documentation of the State Historic Preservation Office’s concurrence with, or approval of Nevada Hydro’s draft Historic Properties Management Plan. The
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