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Important Information

Information on Scoping Document and FERC Scoping Meetings - Please RSVP

On April 17, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) posted their Scoping Document (SD) for the Wallace Dam hydroelectric project. The SD can be found on Georgia Power's relicensing website at www.georgiapower.com/about-energy/energy-sources/hydro-power/wallace/relicensing.cshtml and through FERC's e-library on their website at http://www.ferc.gov (using docket P-2413-117)

The SD contains details for the public scoping meetings to be held May 20, 2015 and for the site visit, consisting of a tour of the project facilities on May 19, 2015. It also details how to sign up to be on FERC's official mailing list for the Wallace Dam hydroelectric project relicensing proceeding.

As noted in the SD, anyone interested in visiting the project on May 19, 2015 must send an email to the Wallace Dam relicensing email address at G2OCONEEREL@southernco.com by May 5, 2015. Details of the tour are provided below. Please RSVP whether you will attend the morning only or full day tour in your email.

If any participant is disabled or has special needs, please include this information in the email. All participants must provide identification, sign a liability waiver (also included at the end of this communication), and wear appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes. All travel will occur on chartered transportation. No caravanning will be allowed. No children under the age of 10 are allowed on the tour, and each child over age 10 must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult must attend to each child).

Tour Details:

Morning Only Tour (9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Meet at Georgia Power's Old Salem Park, 1530 Old Salem Rd., Greensboro, GA 30642 at 9:00 a.m.

Tour points include Georgia Power's Old Salem Park, Armour Bridge Boat Ramps/Lake Club Marina, Rock Hawk, Wallace Dam Tailrace Fishing Pier, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Oconee Wildlife Management Area, and Wallace Dam Tour. Return Bus to Old Salem will depart Wallace Dam at 1:00 p.m.

Full Day Tour (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Meet at Georgia Power's Old Salem Park, 1530 Old Salem Rd., Greensboro, GA 30642 at 9:00 a.m.

Tour Points include the Full Morning Tour, but also continue after the Wallace Dam Tour on to Sugar Creek Marina and Georgia Power Boat Access, U.S. Forest Service Swords and Redlands Boat Ramps and return to Georgia Power's Old Salem Park.

All participants are requested to provide identification and read, sign and bring the Liability Waiver and Release.


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