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: Notice of Intent published in the Federal Register on 7/15/2011
Public Comment: Comment period will follow Draft EIS publication
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.
The public comment period on the Notice of Intent has been extended to September 29, 2011.
Publication of the NOI initiates a public scoping period of 30 days, ending August 15, 2011. During the scoping period, the BLM will solicit public comment on planning issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures that should be considered in the analysis of the proposed action.
Comments addressed to BLM can be sent by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 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, Calif a public scoping meeting will be held from 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at the Mojave Veterans Building, Room 1, 15580 O Street, Mojave, Calif.
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.