The following are key documents made available to the general public from FERC’s elibrary; there are several others in addition to these. The SLA is publishing just the key documents so our lake communities have equal access to these documents.
The SLA Board of Directors is monitoring these events and will update our membership when appropriate.
- FERC responds to John Moolenaar’s request
- FERC publishes their Dam Inspection schedule for all four dams for June
- Consumers Power responds to Boyce’s March 15th letter on access to their road by the public.
- FERC outlines the the water quality monitoring schedule required by the Order Modifying and Approving Water Quality Monitoring Plans for all four lakes.
- Boyce’s submits comments on the DNR’s letter concerning the protocols for measuring the water temperatures of the lakes.
- Boyce’s response to FERC’s April 20th letter on request for additional information.
- Michigan’s Attorney General, Bill Schuette submits letter to FERC on concerns about revoking the Edenville license before a transition plan is in place.
- DNR files a response to Boyce last letter on how lake temperatures are being measured at the dams.
- Boyce responds to DNR’s April 11th letter with additional data on lake levels and temperatures
- FERC issues a lengthy list of requests to Boyce with a 30 day turn around on Boyce’s request for a motion for Withdrawal of the revocation of the Edenville license.
- FERC grants intervention to everyone who requested it.
- FERC responds to Boyce’s letter to revise the schedule for the spillway inspections for Smallwood, Wixom, and Sanford water levels the week of 10 September, 2018 (after Labor Day weekend) with bringing back the water levels to be completed by 30 September, 2018. FERC still has not approved this request.
- Boyce’s law firm, Van Ness Feldman files a petition for review of the Order to Cease Generation and Order Denying Rehearing
- Boyce submits their data for temperature and lake levels for Sanford and Wixom lakes
- Gladwin County Board of Commissioners supporting the request to delay the decision on revocation.
- Letter to FERC requesting a delay in the timing on making a decision on revocation of the Edenville License (P-10808) by the Wixon Lake Association, The Sanford Lake Preservation Association and The Sanford Lake Association
- DNR’s reponse to Boyce’s April 9, 2018 letter on water temperatures and impoundment elevations
- FERC thanks Boyce for submitting the weekly spillway reports.
- Consumer Powers issued a response to Boyce’s March 15, 2018 document on recreational-related issues at Edenville
- Boyce response to DNR request on data for temperature and lake levels for Sanford and Wixom lakes
- DNR requests data from Boyce on temperature and lake levels for Sanford and Wixom lakes
- Dreyer, Hovey & Post LLP submits Motion to Intervene on Order Proposing Revocation of License for the Edenville Project
- DNR responds to Boyce’s comments
- Boyce comments on DNR’s recent letter to FERC on non-compliance with recreational access at the Edenville site
- Boyce files a motion to withdraw the order proposing the revocation of their Edenville license
- Sanford Lake Preservation Association (SLPA) files a motion to Intervene
- Gladwin County Commissioners file a motion to Intervene
- Consumer Powers files a motion to Intervene
- Boyce comments on Wixom Lake Association filing
- DNR files comments on Boyce’s non-compliance with access to recreational locations at Edenville
- Wixom Lake Association files a motion to Intervene
- DNR files a motion to Intervene
- Boyce files a revised schedule for the spillway inspections. They are now proposing lowering Smallwood, Wixom, and Sanford water levels the week of 10 September, 2018 (after Labor Day weekend) with bringing back the water levels to be completed by 30 September, 2018.
Four documents were released in rapid fashion on Feb. 15, 2018
- FERC issues a order proposing to revoke the Edenville dam license from Boyce
- FERC issues order denying Rehearing
- FERC dismisses request for Rehearing
- FERC responds to a request from Congressman John Moolenaar made in Dec.
- Wixom Lake Association and Smallwood Lake Associations letters to FERC challenging the timing of the reservoir lowering in July 2018 for the planned focused spillway inspections.
- FERC has amended the original Stay based on Boyce’s concern with icing of the gates at Edenville to control the lake level. They are allowing Boyce to resume flowing water thru the turbines to insure the Edenville Lake level is under control until March 31. In addition Boyce must submit weekly photographs of the gates.
- Boyce’s Engineer submits plan on Focused Spillway Inspections of all four dams. “In order to perform the inspections, each of the reservoirs below three of the Boyce Hydro dams (Smallwood, Wixom, and Sanford) must be lowered approximately four feet”. July 2018 is suggested as the target dates for this inspection.
- Boyce’s formal request to FERC on winter operation concerns
- Boyce voices concerns on winter operations with the spillway gates
- Boyce Request for Hearing filing
- Wixom Lake Association’s submits to FERC their concerns
- Boyce’s Law Firm response to FERC’s order
- FERC issues an order for Boyce to cease power generation at the Edenville Dam.