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Project: Pueblo Mountain Wind Energy Site Testing and Monitoring Project Area

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: OR-08-026-098  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 1/15/2009
Summary: Implement the Proposed Action allowing the ROW applicant to renew the existing ROW grant, OR-63580, for a wind energy site testing and monitoring project area for a term of 3 years as requested by Horizon in its application and Plan of Development (POD). In addition, the BLM will authorize the ROW grant providing the ability to install, operate, and maintain two new met poles; exclusive use for wind energy testing and monitoring on an additional 467.75 acres in the project area; and the ability to perform geotechnical studies as requested by the Applicant with additional terms and conditions from the BLM concerning the installation of met towers and geotechnical studies. **Additional information on taking appeals to the IBLA can be obtained by contacting Holly Orr [BLM] at 541-573-4501.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 1/20/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 2/18/2009
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Lands/Realty, Other
NEPA #: OR-08-026-098  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 1/15/2009
Summary: The purpose of this action is to analyze whether or not and under what terms and conditions to amend and renew ROW grant OR-63580 to continue the authorized use of BLM-administered land for a wind energy site testing and monitoring project within the Pueblo Mountains.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Lands/Realty, Other