NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE
MAINE WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION APPLICATION
Please take notice that Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC of 150 Main Street, Lewiston, Maine
04240, 207-755-5605, is intending to file an application with the Maine Department of
Environmental Protection (MDEP) for a Water Quality Certification pursuant to the provisions of
the Federal Clean Water Act, Section 401. The application is for the Federal Energy Regulatory
Commission (FERC) relicensing for the continued operation of the Hiram Hydroelectric Project
(FERC No. 2530) located on the Saco River in the towns of Hiram, Baldwin, Demark, and
Brownfield, Maine under the terms of a new license from the FERC.
The application will be filed on or about March 11, 2021 and will be available for public
inspection on the MDEPs Dams and Hydropower webpage. A copy of the application may
also be seen at the municipal office in Hiram, Baldwin, Denmark and Brownfield, Maine.
A request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume
jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is filed with the Department. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.
Written public comments may be sent to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection,
Bureau of Land Resources, 17 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333.