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NEPA Project Summary 
NEPA #:  DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0051-EA Status:  Completed
Project Name:  Terra-Gen Power LLC Coyote Canyon South Geothermal Exploration Decision Date:  12/18/2012
EIS OEPC #:  FONSI Date:  12/18/2012
Applicant:  Terra-Gen Power LLC    
Case File Number/:
Project Number 
NVN-086889, NVN-088416    
Start Date:     
End Date:     
 
Project Description:
Terra-Gen Power LLC proposes to evaluate the geothermal resources that exist at their geothermal leases in Dixie Valley. The project area is directly south of the Coyote Canyon geothermal project area previously analyzed. This will include drilling of observation wells between 6,000 and 10,000 feet deep at as many as 15 locations. Each drill site would require construction of a drill pad 350 feet by 350 feet (2.8 acres). Access roads to drill sites would use existing roads to the extent possible. Up to 6 miles of new road would need to be constructed as well as improvements made to some of the existing roads. Disturbance would be limited to a maximum of approximately 25 acres for new access roads and approximately 42 acres for construction of well pads. One or more temporary water wells may also be drilled to supply water for exploration operations, including construction, dust abatement, and drilling activities. Disturbance for possible temporary water wells would be limited to a maximum of approximately 0.5 acres. A personnel camp would be maintained at an existing drill pad for support of drilling operations.
Project Location:
T23N R36E sec. 6; T24N R35E sec. 36; T24N R36E sec. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 (Bolivia 1:24,000), all within Dixie Valley, Churchill County Nevada.
 
Project Lead:  Edward Klimasauskas    
Phone Number:  775-885-6000    
Email Address:     
Office(s):  Stillwater FO Lead Office:  Stillwater FO
Counties:  Churchill    
 
Program(s):  Air Quality
Fish and Wildlife
Geothermal
Land and Realty
Minerals
Special Status Species
Visual Resources
Water Quality
Special Interest(s): 
Cooperating Agencies:     
 

NEPA Document

FONSI

Decision Record

Interested Party Letter


Document Name Publication Date  
FINAL EA 12/17/2012  
     
Appendices
Document Name Publication Date  
Coyote Canyon EA Appendices 09/20/2012  
     

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