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Final License Application

  Notice of Intent (NOI)   Pre-Application Document (PAD)    Study Plan Document
  Study Reports    Management Plans    Settlement Agreements
  Draft License Application    Final License Application
  Supplemental Biological Assessment    Clean Water Act 401 Certification 

On May 27, 2010, Douglas PUD filed its Final License Application (FLA) for the Wells Project with the FERC.  The FLA consists of three volumes containing an Executive Summary, an Initial Statement and eight exhibits lettered A through H.  Volume I contains the Executive Summary and Initial Statement, Exhibit A (Project Description), Exhibit B (Project Operations and Resource Utilization), Exhibit C (Construction History) and Exhibit D (Statement of Costs and Financing).  Volume II contains Exhibit E (Environmental Exhibit).  Volume III contains Exhibit F (General Design Drawings), Exhibit G (Project Maps) and Exhibit H (Plans and Ability of Applicant to Operate the Project).

Exhibit E is an Applicant prepared draft Environmental Assessment (EA) that includes a detailed analysis of the Applicant's Proposed Action and the No Action Alternative.  Exhibit E includes thirteen supporting documents that contain Douglas PUD's proposed environmental measures and consultation records for the FLA.  Appendix E-1 of Exhibit E is the Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan.  Appendix E-2 is the Aquatic Settlement Agreement and six associated aquatic resource management plans.  Appendices E-3 through E-6 contain the Wildlife and Botanical Management Plan, Historic Properties Management Plan, Recreation Management Plan, and Avian Protection Plan, respectively.  Appendix E-7 contains the draft Biological Assessment developed in consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Appendix E-8 contains the Consultation Records for Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the Wells FLA.  Appendix E-9 contains the Upper Columbia River Spring Chinook Hatchery Genetic Management Plan.  Appendix E-10 contains the Comprehensive List of Plant Species Occurring in the Wells Project.  Appendix E-11 contains the Off-License Settlement Agreement with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Appendix E-12 contains three Recreation Agreements with the cities of Bridgeport, Pateros, and Brewster.  Appendix E-13 contains Douglas PUD's Land Use Policy for the Wells Project.

The FLA was filed with the FERC on May 27, 2010. 

The FERC Final License Order was issued on November 9, 2012.

Affidavit of Publication





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