The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission revoked Boyce Hydro’s license to operate the Edenville Dam in September 2018 after years of unsuccessfully trying to get the owner to upgrade its dams. After the dams collapsed, the principal owner filed for bankruptcy, blaming regulators for the problems, according to the news website Michigan Live. Jul 31, 2020 · On July 31, 2020 (the " Petition Date "), Boyce Hydro, LLC and one affiliated debtor (together, the " Debtors ") filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 (Subchapter V) of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Debtors' have requested that the bankruptcy cases be jointly administered under Case No. 20-21214.
Page 2 Boyce Hydro Dam Chronology September 10, 2018 – FERC revokes the Edenville Dam license. Upon revocation of the FERC license the dam became regulated under Part 315 Dam Safety of the NREPA MCL 324.31501 et seq. October 2018 – DEQ alleges Boyce Hydro, LLC conducted a major drawdown of Wixom Lake without obtaining the necessary permits.
Mount Boyce is a hill standing approximately 1,093 metres (3,586 ft) AMSL, situated as one of the highest points on a plateau within the Explorer Range, part of the Blue Mountains Range which is a spur off the Great Dividing Range.