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June 7, 2004
Relicensing Process Meeting

Do you have questions about how Progress Energy's effort to relicense the Blewett and Tillery hydroelectric plants will affect you?

If so, please join company officials for an informal meeting to update residents and other interested individuals about the relicensing process.

Monday, June 7, 2004, 7 p.m.
Norwood Community Center
247 West Turner Street
Norwood, N.C.


November 2003
Resource Work Group Meeting

The November 2003 RWG meeting location will be at the:
Homewood Suites
Camellia Room
Pinehurst, N.C.
(located at Olmsted Village)
250 Central Park Ave. - intersection of highways NC 5 and NC 211

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Date Time Location
November 11 CANCELED Land Use/Recreation RWG
November 12 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Water RWG
November 14 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Terrestrial RWG


October 15, 2003
Resource Work Group Meeting

The October 2003 RWG meeting location will be at the:
Homewood Suites
Camellia Room
Pinehurst, N.C.
(located at Olmsted Village)
250 Central Park Ave. - intersection of highways NC 5 and NC 211

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Date Time Location
October 15 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Land Use/Recreation RWG

Agenda
Progress Energy
Yadkin - Pee Dee River Project
Land Use And Recreation Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 4
October 15, 2003, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
RWG #3 Meeting Minutes 9:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Review of Draft Study Plans 10:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting #5 12:15 p.m. 12:30 p.m.


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Resource Work Group Meetings: August 12-13, 2003

The August 2003 RWG meeting location will be at the:
Homewood Suites
Camellia Room
Pinehurst, N.C.
(located at Olmsted Village)
250 Central Park Ave. - intersection of highways NC 5 and NC 211

The meeting schedules are as follows:

Date Time Location
August 12 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Water RWG
August 13 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Land Use/Recreation RWG
August 13 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Terrestrial RWG

August 12 - 9 a.m. session

Agenda, Water Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 3
August 12, 2003, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
RWG No. 2 Meeting Minutes 9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Review of Issues Evaluation Templates 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Continue Review of Issues Evaluation Templates 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting No. 4 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

August 13 - 9 a.m. session

Agenda, Land and Recreation Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 3
August 13, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
RWG #2 Meeting Minutes 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Review Issues Evaluation Templates 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting #4 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

August 13 - 1 p.m. session

Agenda, Terrestrial Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 3
August 13, 2003, 1:304:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
RWG No. 2 Meeting Minutes 1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Review Issues Evaluation Templates 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting No. 4 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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Resource Work Group Meetings - June 10-11, 2003

June 10-11, 2003
Resource Work Group Meetings

The June 2003 RWG meeting location will be at the:
Homewood Suites
Camellia Room
Pinehurst, N.C.
(located at Olmsted Village)
250 Central Park Ave. - intersection of highways NC 5 and NC 211

The meeting schedules are as follows:

Date Time Location
June 10 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Water RWG
June 10 CANCELED Cultural RWG
June 11 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Land Use/Recreation RWG
June 11 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Terrestrial RWG

June 10 - 4:30 p.m. session

Agenda, Water Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 2
June 10, 2003, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
RWG No. 1 Meeting Minutes 9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
USGS Presentation on Salinity Study 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
SCDNR Presentation on Shortnose Sturgeon Telemetry Study 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Review of Categorization of Issues 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Review of Written Comments on ICD 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 pm.
Application of Existing Information (to extent possible) 3:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting No. 3 4:25 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

June 11 - 8:30 a.m. session

Agenda, Land and Recreation Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 2
June 11, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 12 pm.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
RWG #1 Meeting Minutes 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Review Categorization of Issues 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Review of Written Comments on ICD 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Application of Existing Information (to extent possible) 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Opportunities for Near Term Activities/Studies 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Review of Additional Information Provided by Group Members 11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting #3 11:55 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

June 11 - 1:30 p.m. session

Agenda, Terrestrial Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 2
June 11, 2003, 1:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Meeting Purpose and Introductions 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
RWG No. 1 Meeting Minutes 1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Review Categorization of Issues 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Review of Written Comments on ICD 2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Application of Existing Information (to extent possible) 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Review of Additional Information Provided by Group Members 4:00 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Agenda for RWG Meeting No. 3 4:25 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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Resource Work Group Meetings - May 7-8, 2003

May 7-8, 2003
Resource Work Group Meetings

The May 2003 RWG's meeting location will be at the:
Homewood Suites
Camellia Room
Pinehurst, N.C.
(located at Olmsted Village)
250 Central Park Ave. - intersection of highways NC 5 and NC 211

The meeting schedules are as follows:

Date Time Location
May 7 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Water RWG
May 7 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cultural RWG
May 8 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Land Use/Recreation RWG
May 8 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Terrestrial RWG

May 7 - 9 a.m. session

Agenda, Water Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 1
May 7, 2003, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Introductions 9:00 a.m.
Purpose of Meeting 9:05 a.m.
Role of Resource Working Groups (RWGs) 9:20 a.m.
RWG Meetings: Procedures and Practices 9:45 a.m.
Overview of Areas of Interest Included within the Water Resources Working Group 10:00 a.m.
Overview of Existing Data, Prior Field Surveys and Available Information 10:15 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK 1:00 p.m.
Initial List of Issues/Concerns 1:45 p.m.
Discussion of Specific Issues
    • Need for a Single Basin Model
    • Possible Joint Flow Study Group with APGI
3:00 p.m.
Agenda for Next RWG Meeting 4:20 p.m.

May 7 - 3 p.m. session

Agenda, Cultural Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 1
May 7, 2003, 34:30 p.m.

Topic Time
Introductions 3:00 p.m.
Purpose of Meeting 3:05 p.m.
Role of Resource Working Groups (RWGs) 3:20 p.m.
RWG Meetings: Procedures and Practices 3:30 p.m.
Overview of Areas of Interest Included within the Cultural Resources Working Group 3:40 p.m.
Overview of Existing Data, Prior Field Surveys and Available Information 3:45 p.m.
Initial List of Issues 4:05 p.m.
Agenda for Next RWG Meeting 4:25 p.m.

May 8 - 8:30 a.m. session

Agenda, Land Use & Recreation Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 1
May 8, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Topic Time
Introductions 8:30 a.m.
Purpose of Meeting 8:35 a.m.
Role of Resource Working Groups (RWGs) 8:50 a.m.
RWG Meetings: Procedures and Practices 9:15 a.m.
Overview of Areas of Interest Included within the Land Use and Recreational Resources Working Group 9:30 a.m.
Overview of Existing Data, Prior Field Surveys and Available Information 9:45 a.m.
Initial List of Issues/Concerns 10:45 a.m.
Agenda for Next RWG Meeting 11:50 a.m.

May 8 - 1 p.m. session

Agenda, Terrestrial Resources Working Group
Meeting No. 1
May 8, 2003, 1-4 p.m.

Topic Time
Introductions 1:00 p.m.
Purpose of Meeting 1:05 p.m.
Role of Resource Working Groups (RWGs) 1:20 p.m.
RWG Meetings: Procedures and Practices 1:45 p.m.
Overview of Areas of Interest Included within the Terrestrial Resources Working Group 2:00 p.m.
Overview of Existing Data, Prior Field Surveys and Available Information 2:15 p.m.
Initial List of Issues/Concerns 3:00 p.m.
Agenda for Next RWG Meeting 3:50 p.m.


Joint Meeting and Site Visits
March 25-26, 2003

Progress Energy is required by the FERC to hold a joint meeting and to provide an opportunity for a site visit to interested parties.

Site visits at Tillery Dam and Blewett Falls Dam will occur on March 25 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Participants must present photo identification and sign in at the plant office to visit the sites. Please note that if the National Threat Level increases to Red, all tours will be postponed until the threat level decreases.

The joint meeting will be held on March 26 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Richmond County Community College (RCCC) in the Cole Auditorium.

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. Purpose of Joint Meeting
  3. Yadkin - Pee Dee River Project Overview
    • History
    • Project Purpose
    • Project Operations
  4. Overview of ICD
  5. FERC Process, Schedule and Public Input
  6. Resource Working Groups
  7. Opportunity for Public Comment process
  8. Breakout Groups

Directions