Public Notice: Review of Request to Amend Uinta Wind Energy Project – DEQ/ISC 18-02

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Review of Request to Amend Uinta Wind Energy Project – DEQ/ISC 18-02

Notice is hereby given that the Industrial Siting Division received an amendment request on October 7, 2022, from Uinta Wind Energy, LLC (Permittee) regarding a modification to this permit related to the Uinta Wind Energy Project site plan and scale as follows:

  1. The Permittee is proposing to construct up to 35 turbines capable of generating 120 MW instead of 47 turbines generating up to 161 MW.
  2. The site plan is proposed to be located within 16 sections of land rather than 22, three of which are public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  The Permittee has a pending application with BLM for use of the land.

Pursuant to Conditions #11 of their permit, the Administrator is providing public notice of the requested amendment to permit DEQ/ISC 18-02.  The Division will accept public comment until 5:00 PM on November 28, 2022.  The Director may authorize proposed changes so long as no party or Council Member requests that the matter be heard before the Council. It is the Director’s intention to authorize the change on or after December 1, 2022, if the Division does not hear from the parties or the Council members. The public may review a copy of the proposed amendment at the office of the Industrial Siting Division in Cheyenne, WY or online at:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hb70MKs7BlUyGbVY84vERfSqb_MvGxK8/view?usp=sharing

Para español, visite deq.wyoming.gov. Americans with Disabilities Act: special assistance or alternative formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Please provide at least five (5) days before the close of the public comment period for such requests.

Persons may also request a copy of the proposed amendment by contacting Christopher Toalson at Christopher.Toalson@wyo.gov.

Dated this 27th day of October 2022

Industrial Siting Division

Department of Environmental Quality

200 West 17th Street, 4th Floor

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002