Lower Salmon Falls Hydroelectric Project

Snake River Basin; Snake River, Elmore County, Idaho

Project Profile

The Lower Salmon Falls Hydroelectric Project is part of the Mid-Snake Hydroelectric Projects, and is above a natural barrier for fish passage.  Therefore NOAA Fisheries did not participate in this project's relicensing.

Listed Species



Idaho Power Company

FERC Relicensing Status

The original licenses for the Mid-Snake Projects expired in 1997. FERC granted new 30-year licenses in 2004.


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC eLibrary: Docket #P-2061

No NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion