Friday, August 12 2022 Sign In   |    Register
 

News Quick Search


 

News


Front Page
Power News
Today's News
Yesterday's News
Week of Aug 08
Week of Aug 01
Week of Jul 25
Week of Jul 18
Week of Jul 11
By Topic
By News Partner
Gas News
News Customization
Feedback

 

Pro Plus(+)


Add on products to your professional subscription.
  • Energy Archive News
  •  



    Home > News > Power News > News Article

    Share by Email E-mail Printer Friendly Print

    BLM IDAHO RESOURCE ADVISORY COUNCIL'S LAVA RIDGE SUBCOMMITTEE TO MEET


    June 23, 2022 - States News Service

     

      The following information was released by the Bureau of Land Management:

      The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho Resource Advisory Council's Proposed Lava Ridge Wind Energy Project Subcommittee will host a meeting to discuss a variety of topics pertaining to the proposed project on Thursday, July 7, 2022. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Agenda items will include an update on the National Environmental Policy Act process that the BLM is implementing to analyze the proposed project; the role of the National Renewable Energy Lab in development of the Environmental Impact Statement; and presentations from various stakeholders regarding their perspectives on the proposed project. There will also be time allotted for public comments.

      The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

      "The proposed Lava Ridge Wind Energy Project is highly complex and we greatly appreciate the willingness of the Subcommittee members to volunteer their time to learn about it in-depth and to help the Idaho Resource Advisory Council to provide recommendations to the BLM on it," said Karen Kelleher, Idaho State Director for the BLM.

      The 15-member BLM Idaho Resource Advisory Council provides a forum that brings together stakeholders with diverse interests to provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on issues and challenges associated with the Bureau's multiple use mission. The BLM Idaho Resource Advisory Council formed the Proposed Lava Ridge Wind Energy Project Subcommittee to compile information and conduct research, in accordance with the BLM Idaho Resource Advisory Council Charter. The BLM Shoshone Field Office is currently developing an Environmental Impact Statement to analyze the proposed Lava Ridge Wind Energy Project, a commercial-scale wind energy facility that is proposed to be constructed on BLM-managed public land in southern Idaho.

      A public comment period is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on July 7. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and time available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be limited.

      The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America's public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

    TOP

    Other Articles - Utility Business / General


    TOP

       Home  -  Feedback  -  Contact Us  -  Safe Sender  -  About Energy Central   
    Copyright © 1996-2022 by CyberTech, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Energy Central® and Energy Central Professional® are registered trademarks of CyberTech, Incorporated. Data and information is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. CyberTech does not warrant that the information or services of Energy Central will meet any specific requirements; nor will it be error free or uninterrupted; nor shall CyberTech be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including lost data, information or profits) sustained or incurred in connection with the use of, operation of, or inability to use Energy Central. Other terms of use may apply. Membership information is confidential and subject to our privacy agreement.