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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Newberry Geothermal Exploration Project

Prineville District

Documents in Project

Environmental Assessment OR-050-07-075 Planning Completed
This Environmental Assessment (EA) is prepared by the Prineville District of the USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM), for the proposed Newberry Geothermal Exploration Project. This EA documents the site-specific environmental analysis of potential effects that could result from the implementation of the Proposed Action or No Action alternatives.
Prineville District Office
(541) 416-6700
n/a
Resource Area: Prineville DO
Program Areas: Other
Download: pdo_ea_07_075_08_31_2007.pdf
Document Publish Date
Comment:
08/31/2007
08/31/2007 - 09/29/2007
Finding of No Significant Impact OR-050-07-075 Planning Completed
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has conducted an environmental analysis (Newberry Geothermal Exploration Project Environmental Assessment (EA) No. OR-050-07-075. In this EA, the BLM is analyzing potential impacts of implementing a proposed Plan of Exploration (POE), including amendments, to explore geothermal resources within the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest, Deschutes County. BLM is the lead agency responsible for management and administration of federal geothermal leases and subsurface activities. The USDA Forest Service is the agency responsible for managing activities that occur on National Forest lands; therefore, the Deschutes National Forest has a role as a cooperating agency in this environmental analysis.
Prineville District Office
(541) 416-6700
n/a
Resource Area: Prineville DO
Program Areas: Other
Download: pdo_fonsi_07_075_08_31_2007.pdf
Document Publish Date
08/31/2007
Decision Record OR-050-07-075 Planning Completed
On February 12, 2007 a Plan of Exploration was submitted to this office by Northwest Geothermal Company (NGC) to conduct exploratory drilling within two current leases in order to assess the potential for geothermal resource development near the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.
Prineville District Office
(541) 416-6700
n/a
Resource Area: Prineville DO
Program Areas: Minerals
Download: pdo_dr_07_075_10_26_2007.pdf
Document Publish Date
Protest:
10/26/2007
10/26/2007 - 12/01/2007
Decision Record OR-050-07-075 Planning Completed
Vicinity Map and Question & Answer Document.
Prineville District Office
(541) 416-6700
n/a
Resource Area: Prineville DO
Program Areas: Minerals
Download: pdo_mqa_07_075_10_26_2007.pdf
Document Publish Date
Protest:
10/26/2007
10/26/2007 - 12/01/2007

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