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2003 FERC Application

Wells Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 2149

Table of Contents

Application

Application for Approval of the Wells Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan and Adoption as an Amendment of License

Attachment A

Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan, Wells Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 2149 (2002)

Supporting Document A
Aquatic Species and Habitat Assessment: Wenatchee, Entiat, Methow, and Okanogan Rivers (1998)

Supporting Document B
Biological Assessment and Management Plan (BAMP): Mid-Columbia Hatchery Programs (1998)

Supporting Document C
Briefing Paper Estimating Survival of Anadromous Fish through the Mid-Columbia PUD Hydropower Projects (2002)

Supporting Document D
Tributary Plan, Project Selection, Implementation, and Evaluation (1998)

Attachment B

Letter from the National Marine Fisheries Service to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding Endangered Species Consultation related to Approval of Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan and Application for Amendment of License for the Wells, Rocky Reach, and Rock Island Hydroelectric Projects, FERC Nos. 2149, 2145, and 943 (November 10, 2003).

Letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding Endangered Species Consultation related to Approval of Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan and Application for Amendment of License for the Wells, Rocky Reach, and Rock Island Hydroelectric Projects, FERC Nos. 2149, 2145, and 943 (November 06, 2003).

Attachment C

Permit No. 1391. Permit for Incidental Take of Endangered/Threatened Species – Wells Hydroelectric Project. Permit Issued to the Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County. August 20, 2003. http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1hydrop/hydroweb/hcp.htm

Record of Decision for the proposed issuance of Permit No. 1391 authorizing Incidental Take of Endangered/Threatened Species. NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Region, Hydropower Division. August 12, 2003.  http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1hydrop/hydroweb/hcp.htm

Appendix A Acronyms

Appendix B Revised HCP Public Comments

Appendix C NMFS Responses to Revised HCP Comments

Appendix D National Marine Fisheries Service Section 10(a)(2)(B)Statements of Findings

Attachment D

Biological Opinion, Unlisted Species Analysis, and Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Consultation for proposed issuance of a Section 10 Incidental Take permit to Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County for the Wells Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2149) Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan. NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Region, Hydropower Division. August 12, 2003. http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1hydrop/hydroweb/hcp.htm

Attachment E

Anadromous Fish Agreements and Habitat Conservation Plans, Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Wells, Rock Island and Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Projects (December 29, 2000).

Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plans, Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Wells, Rock Island and Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Projects (December 2002). http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1hydrop/hydroweb/hcp.htm

Attachment F

Permit No. 1395.  Permit for Incidental Take of Endangered/Threatened Species – Steelhead Hatchery Facilities.  Permit issued jointly to WDFW, the Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County, and the Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County.  October 2, 2003. http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1sustfsh/10permits/issued.htm

Supporting Documents
Biological Opinion for Permit No. 1395
Environmental Assessment (EA) & Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Permit No. 1395

Permit No. 1347. Permit for Incidental Take of Endangered/Threatened Species – Non-listed Anadromous Hatchery Facilities. Permit Issued to WDFW, the Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, and the Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County. October 22, 2003. http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1sustfsh/10permits/issued.htm

Supporting Documents
Biological Opinion for Permit No. 1347
Environmental Assessment (EA) & Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Permit No. 1347

Permit No. 1196. Permit for Incidental Take of Endangered/Threatened Species – Spring Chinook Hatchery Facilities. Permit Issued to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. August 16, 2002. http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1sustfsh/10permits/issued.htm

Supporting Documents
Biological Opinion for Permit No. 1196
Environmental Assessment (EA) & Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Permit No. 1196

Attachment G

Biological Assessment and Scope of Proposed Actions related to Implementation of the Wells Anadromous Fish Agreement and Habitat Conservation Plan. Prepared by the Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County. October 2, 2003.

Attachment H

Letter of support from Northwest Power Council.