Quincy misses FERC deadline

Lock and Dam 24 and 25 / file photo

UPDATED: May 18 at 10:26 a.m.

Just a reminder that the FERC meeting is happening Thursday morning and we hope to have new information for you.

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UPDATED: May 17 at 10 a.m.

Quincy Mayor John Spring says he will not attend the FERC meeting on Thursday. He was advised by attorney's that he would not be able to address the commission.


UPDATED: May 13 at 3:58 p.m.

The City of Quincy is now on the agenda for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for May 19, 2011.

Click here for the official meeting notice.


The City of Quincy missed a deadline required by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. FERC requires progress reports every six months in regards to the ongoing push for hydropower and could lose its preliminary permits for hydropower plants at Lock and Dam 24 and 25.

In a letter FERC posted, they provided notice that the fourth progress report, due on April 30, had not been filed. It could mean the cancellation of the preliminary permit.

Click here to read the FERC letter from

KHQA's Jim Whitfield will bring you more details Thursday, so check this story later.

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