Proposed Location: Approximately 15 miles west of California Highway 14, 12.5 miles south of California Highway 58, and 8 miles north of State Route 138
Electricity Production Capacity: Up to 60 megawatts
Company: Heartland Wind, LLC (a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, LLC)
Acreage: 1,100 acres
Status: A Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement was published in the Federal Register on April 18, 2014
Public Comment: The public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement is open until July 17, 2014
Company's Expected Benefits: The project would generate enough electricity to power about 18,000 homes. The project is anticipated to employ a peak construction workforce of 75 and 8 to 12 full time workers during operations.
Publication of the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register initiates a public comment period of 90 days, ending July 17, 2014.
Comments addressed to BLM can be sent by e-mail email@example.com or write to Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District, Attn: Tylerhorse Wind Project, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Public Meetings and Hearings
As part of the environmental review process for the Tylerhorse Wind Energy Project in Kern County, California the BLM will conduct a public meeting on Friday, July 11, 2014 to solicit comments about their concerns and interest on the proposed Tylerhorse Wind Project. The meeting will be held at the Hummell Community Building , Room 1, 2500 20th St West, Rosamond, Calif. from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Future meetings, hearings and any other public involvement activities will be announced at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings.
For more information, contact the Bureau of Land Management California Desert District Office, Cedric Perry (951) 697-5388.
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