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Environmental Assessment (EA)

Description: 

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the Phase I Wind Turbine Development Draft Environmental Assessment (EA2) (first 500 wind turbines) and Draft Finding of No New Significant Impacts (FONNSI) in March 2016, prepared consistent with the tiering procedures outlined in the ROD for the CCSM Wind Energy Project. After reviewing public comments, the BLM completed the environmental analysis and signed a Decision Record approving the turbine development on January 17, 2017.

Milestones:
Determination to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA)
This milestone preceded initiation under FAST-41.
Complete
Release for Public Review
This milestone preceded initiation under FAST-41.
Complete
Draft EA or other means of coordinating the development of an EA
Final EA
Draft proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Issuance of Final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
This milestone preceded initiation under FAST-41.
Complete 01/17/2017
Decision to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Issuance of Supplemental EA
Issuance of Supplemental FONSI
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