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Release Date: 09/13/10
Contacts: Hillerie C. Patton , 702-515-5016 ,

BLM Announces the Availability of the Final EIS for the Silver State Solar Project near Primm

Las Vegas, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing the availability of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) addressing a proposed solar energy facility known as Silver State Solar Project, which would be built near Primm in Clark County, Nev. The BLM anticipates issuing a decision 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.

NextLight Renewable Power, LLC is seeking approval to construct and operate an electrical generating facility to produce 400 megawatts of renewable energy, using solar photovoltaic technology. 

Copies of the FEIS are available from the BLM Southern Nevada District Office by calling 702-515-5173, sending an email request to or on the internet at

For more information, please call Gregory Helseth, at 702-515-5173.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 09-14-2010