Industrial Siting Council Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing, Rock Creek Wind, LLC

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing

Filing Information

Before the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council

Docket Number DEQ/ISC 21-07

Pursuant to provisions of the Wyoming Industrial Development Information and Siting Act and Siting Rules and Regulations, Notice is hereby given that Rock Creek Wind, LLC, has filed an application to construct the Rock Creek Wind Energy Project (Project), as Rock Creek I and II near the towns of Arlington and McFadden in Albany and Carbon Counties, Wyoming.  The Project is planned to be up to 590 megawatts (MW) in size, consisting of up to 111 wind turbines, depending on final turbine technology selection.  The primary components of the Project will include wind turbine generators (WTGs) mounted on tubular towers, transformers, electrical collector lines, turbine access roads, meteorological towers, an operations and maintenance building, two substations, and two 230-kilovolt (kV) generation-tie lines; one to the Foote Creek Substation and the other to the Aeolus Substation. No federally managed lands are located within the project area.  The 19-month construction schedule is anticipated to commence in April 2023 and be completed in December 2024.  Construction manpower is anticipated to peak at 450 workers during July – September 2023 and 2024.

The public may review a copy of the Permit Application at the Albany County Library, 310 South Eighth Street, Laramie, Wyoming, at the Albany County Clerk’s Office, 525 Grand Avenue, Suite 202, Laramie, Wyoming, at the Rock River’s Town clerk’s Office, 321 Avenue D, PO Box 280, Rock River, WY, at the Laramie City Clerk’s Office, 406 Ivinson Avenue, Laramie, WY, at the Carbon County Clerk’s Office, 215 W Buffalo Street, Room 218, Rawlins, WY, at the Carbon County Library, 215 W Buffalo Street, First Floor, Rawlins, WY, at the Medicine Bow Town Clerk’s Office, 319 Pine Street, PO Box 156, Medicine Bow, WY, at the Hanna Town Clerk’s Office, 301 Adams Street, PO Box 99, Hanna, WY, at the Elk Mountain Town Clerk’s Office, 206 Bridge Street, PO Box 17, Elk Mountain, WY, at the Sinclair Town Clerk’s Office, 300 Lincoln Avenue, PO Box 247, Sinclair, WY, at the Rawlins City Clerk’s Office, 521 W Cedar Street, PO Box, 953, Rawlins, WY, or at the web page of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1fBPdlIGCiY4YvOHuB5dndJ2PrQKJENhB?usp=sharing

 

Notice of Hearing

Pursuant to W. S. 16-3-107, Notice is hereby given that the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council will conduct a contested case hearing on the Application for a Permit for the Rock Creek Wind Project at 8:00 A.M. on March 3-4, 2021 at the UW Conference Center, 2221 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070.  The Council will consider the applicant’s request for a Permit pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial Development Information and Siting Act (W. S. 35-12-101 et. seq.) and the Rules and Regulations adopted thereunder.  Persons eligible pursuant to W. S. 35-12-111 and wishing to participate must notify the Industrial Siting Council in writing by February 01, 2022 and participate in the pre-hearing meeting on February 17, 2022 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the UW Conference Center, 2221 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070.  Persons desiring to make a limited appearance statement only may submit a written statement as provided by W. S. 35-12-111(c). 

 

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