Western Area Power Administration December 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Interconnection of the Proposed Rail Tie Wind Project, Wyoming (DOE/EIS-0543)
Document Number: 2019-28222
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
ConnectGen Albany County LLC applied to interconnect their proposed Rail Tie Wind Project (Project) with the Western Area Power Administration's (WAPA) existing Ault-Craig 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Albany County, Wyoming. WAPA will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposal to interconnect the Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) NEPA Implementing Procedures, and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for implementing NEPA. Portions of the proposed Project may affect floodplains and wetlands, so this Notice of Intent (NOI) also serves as a notice of proposed floodplain or wetland action in accordance with DOE floodplain and wetland environmental review requirements.