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Relicensing Updates

03/15/10
Dillsboro Dam Removal
Time-lapsed photos show the removal of Dillsboro Dam in early 2010. The removal of the powerhouse and dam occurred in January through March 2010, with additional work concluding in May 2010.
Upstream view
Downstream view


02/21/05
Notice of Posting Excerpts from the report titled National Register of Historical Places Eligibility Study of Seven Hydro Projects in the Nantahala Area, NC.
Documentation of the historic features of the Dillsboro Hydroelectric Project will be required by the FERC and the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office prior to removal of the dam and powerhouse. This document was prepared to meet these requirements.

Nantahala Area Hydro History & Dillsboro Dam  (pdf, 5.5 MB)


08/26/04
Notice of posting of Licensee's Responses to FERC AIR Comments
Duke filed responses to FERC's Additional Information Requests (AIR) for the East Fork,West Fork, and Nantahala Projects on July 14 and August 24, 2004.

Copies of the documents are available on the Final Applications page.


6/25/04
Notice of Filing Application for Surrender of the Dillsboro Hydropower License

Dillsboro Application for Surrender of License (pdf, 54 MB)


3/03/04
Notice of Filing of Hydropower License Application

Copies of the documents are available on the Final Applications page.


01/23/04
Notice of posting of Licensee's Responses to FERC AIR Comments
Duke filed a response to FERC's November 7, 2003 Additional Information Requests (AIR) for the Bryson, Dillsboro, Franklin and Mission Projects on January 2, 2004.

Copies of the documents are available on the Final Applications page.


12/19/03
Notice of posting of Settlement Agreements

Please visit Settlement Agreements and Attachments to review the latest revision to the NCST and TCST settlement agreements and attachments.


9/2/03
Notice of Filing of Draft Hydropower License Application

Copies of the documents are available on the Draft Applications page.


7/23/03
Notice of Filing of Hydropower License Application
Bryson Project #2601 (pdf, 10 KB)
Dillsboro Project #2602 (pdf, 10 KB)
Franklin Project #2603 (pdf, 10 KB)
Mission Project #2619 (pdf, 10 KB)


Other Updates

7/26/11
July 2011 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 114 MB)

10/15/2008
Fall 2008 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 1.31 MB)

12/16/05
Fall 2005 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 65 KB)

12/7/04
Fall 2004 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 140 KB)

6/30/04
Summer 2005 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 52 KB)

6/30/04
Summer 2004 Stakeholder Update (pdf, 240 KB)

4/14/04
March 2004 Stakeholder Update #2 (pdf, 210 KB)

5/27/03
Relicensing Update #5 (pdf, 160 KB)

3/20/03
Trial Balloon presented to Tuckasegee (pdf, 140 KB)

3/19/03
Trial Balloon presented to Nantahala (pdf, 160 KB)

2/27/03
Relicensing Update #4 (pdf, 2.9 MB)

2/7/03
Nantahala Area Relicensing Timeline (pdf, 75 KB)

9/30/02
Dillsboro Dam Dialogue (pdf, 120 KB)

7/29/02
Tuckasegee River Restoration Presentation (pdf, 4.3 MB)

3/21/02
Trial Balloon for a Common Vision (pdf, 50 KB)

3/1/02
Nantahala Area Relicensing Schedule (pdf, 8 KB)