Notice of Permit Approval Before the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council Docket Number DEQ/ISC 19-02 Cedar Springs III Wind Energy Project

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Notice of Permit Approval.  Pursuant to provisions of the Wyoming Industrial Development Information and Siting Act (W.S. 35-12-101 et seq.), notice is hereby given that the Cedar Springs III Wind Energy Project (the Project) of Cedar Springs Wind III, LLC (Applicant) has received a Permit to construct from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.  Records of the application and decision can be viewed during business hours in the offices of the Industrial Siting Division, Department of Environmental Quality, or on the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s website at: http://deq.wyoming.gov/isd/application-permits/resources/cedar-springs-iii-wind-energy-project/ .

The Permit allows the Applicant to construct a wind energy facility to produce approximately 120 megawatts of energy approximately 17 miles northeast of Glenrock in Converse County.  The primary project components include up to 48 turbines, transformers, electrical collector lines, turbine access roads, meteorological towers, and other necessary components for completion and commercial operation of the project. The project is located on approximately 20,518 acres of private lands in Converse County. Construction is anticipated to commence in Q4 2019 and be completed by the end of 2020. Construction manpower is anticipated to peak at 154 workers in July 2020.

Pursuant to W.S. 16-3-107, notice was given and the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council conducted a public hearing on the Application for Permit.  The hearing began at 8:30 A.M. on September 19, 2019 at the Converse County Library, 300 Walnut St, Douglas, Wyoming.  The hearing concluded and deliberations of the Industrial Siting Council took place on the afternoon of September 20, 2019 at the same location. 

The Council considered the Applicant’s request pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial Development and Siting Act (W.S. 35-12-101 et seq.), and the Rules and Regulations adopted thereunder, and rendered a decision to grant the permit.

 

Dated this 5th Day of November, 2019

Industrial Siting Division, Department of Environmental Quality

200 West 17th Street, 4th Floor

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002

Telephone: (307) 777-7369

Email: kimber.wichmann@wyo.gov