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Eagle-bulletin. ([Fayetteville, N.Y.]) 1979-current, June 25, 1986, Image 1

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[ ^-^cnp^o ^f ^iit,^ie prop- Issues Mr. Bird expects will be '^j^P^^^e.c|n^''project on discussed include the-effect on Lraestone=Creekl at 'Edwards t^e'flfdw of water in Limestone F^^l^dSscnjjse ^'atatneW* Creek and the construction and iri^ginnnig^t 7:3£p;hi.JWed- location of the penstock which riesda^;Jul^^atManiiuBTown would funnel water ,n*om the Hall. 1 dam to the powerhouse. Limestone Hydro Associates, \The only true effect will be representing Synergies Inc. of that between the dam and the Annapolis, Md., has applied to falls,\ Mr. Bird said. \The pur- the Federal Energy Regtdatory pose is to maintain the asthe- Commissiori for a license to de- tics.\ velbp the\hydroelectric potential Silveo A. Iorio of Fayetteville, at the dam near Pompey Center one of the principals of LHA, will Rd. and the Mis downstream, join Mr. Tucker as project rep- The license run for up to 50 resentatives at the meeting, years. Also invited to attend are mem- The estimated cost of the pro- bers of both the Manlius Town rated capacity of 800 kilowatts, enough to supply power to 324 homes. A new' trailrace woxild discharge the water into the plunge pool. A new' 330-foot long, five kilowatt transmission' line would carry electricity from the powerhouse to an existing Niag­ ara Mohawk Power Corp. transmission- line on- gompey Center Rd. LHA would sell the power to Niagara Mohawk under New York State law that sets specific rules and prices for selling power. Mr. Tucker said LHA must ject is $1.4 million. Planning Board and the Town of come to an agreement with Wil- lard Lipe, owner of the reservoir property, and Mr and R Indus­ tries and the Village.of Manlius, Scoift ^WI^^^^W ^ft'he caught Saturday, June 21 during tft&Ma^^ derby held at Centre Pond. His catch earned Hint the honors of the largest fish caught by a four-year-olc}. Photo/Graham L. Johnson. Forrlriore on fishing see page 12. \The FERC license is just the Manlius Environmental Coun start of the process,\ said Peter cil. Tucker of Marcellus, an electri- LHA proposes to use the exist cal engineer for LHA who was ing reservoir on the east side of owners of the remainder of the formerly in charge of hyd- Pompey Center Rd. near Broad- property that would be used for ropower planning at Niagara field Rd. There water from Mohawk Power Corp. \It gets Limestone Creek is held back by you the right to develop.\ a 24-foot high masonry and ear- The engineer said LHA is then dam that is 350 feet long, shooting for BydrbpoWer produc- The reservoir has a surface area tion in the fall of 1987T Man- of 3.5 acres. Hus Town Board member Dick Water would be funneled Bird suggested the information through a new 4.5-foot diameter meeting at the, June 11 -town penstock 730 feet to a pow- board meeting tp provide. a erbousfe to.be h 'uilt next to Jthe forum to answer concerns ex- phuige pool at $he;base offEdv presse tone the hydroelectric project, before proceeding. The engineer, said he has met with representatives of various state agencies, including those dealing with soil conservation, historic preservation and fisheries, and has alleviated their concerns by designing a new method of operation that in­ cludes intermediate flows of

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