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Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project

Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

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To obtain a hard copy of the Draft SEIS, call EFSEC at 360-664-1345. Please use the links below to view the text of the Draft SEIS issued by EFSEC on August 11, 2004.

A public meeting will be held in Ellensburg, WA on August 25, 2004 to receive comments on the Draft SEIS. Written comments will be accepted through September 11, 2004. Complete notice.

Draft SEIS Public Comment Meeting

Wednesday, August 25, 2004
Starting at 6:00 p.m.

Samuelson Union Building - Theater
Central Washington University
400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926

Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Note: Figures are not imbedded in the document, but are listed (and available) separately below.

Cover letter to Reviewers

Fact Sheet

Table of Contents (including list of figures and tables)

CHAPTER 1: SUMMARY

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Purpose and Need for Project
1.3 Decisions to be Made
1.4 Description of Alternatives
1.5 Summary of Public Involvement, Consultation, and Coordination
1.6 Document Organization
1.7 Issues to be Resolved
1.8 Summary of Impacts and Mitigation Measures
1.9 Cumulative Impacts
1.10 Significant Unavoidable Adverse Impacts

CHAPTER 2: PROPOSED ACTION AND OFF-SITE ALTERNATIVES

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Description of Proposed Action
2.3 Description of No Action Alternative
2.4 Alternatives Considered but Rejected
2.5 Consideration of Off-Site Alternatives

CHAPTER 3: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF ALTERNATIVES

3.1 Earth Resources
3. Vegetation, Wetlands, Wildlife and Habitat, Fisheries, and Threatened and Endangered Species
3.3 Water Resources
3.4 Health and Safety
3.5 Energy and Natural Resources
3.6 Land Use and Recreation
3.7 ocioeconomics
3.8 Cultural Resources
3.9 Visual Resources
3.10 Transportation
3.11 Air Quality
3.12 Noise
3.13 Public Services and Utilities

CHAPTER 4: REFERENCES

CHAPTER 5: ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

CHAPTER 6: DISTRIBUTION LIST

CHAPTER 7: LIST OF PREPARERS

List of Figures

Figure 1-1: Vicinity Map

Figure 1-2: Project Site Map

Figure 2-1: Project Site Layout, Middle Scenario

Figure 2-2: Off-Site Wind Power Project Locations

Figure 2-3a: Swauk Valley Ranch

Figure 2-3b: Springwood Ranch

Figure 2-3c: Manastash Ridge

Figure 2-3d: Boylston Mountains

Figure 2-3e: Skookumchuck Creek

Figure 2-3f: Quilomene

Figure 2-4a: Swauk Valley Ranch Proposed Site Layout

Figure 2-4b: Springwood Ranch Proposed Site Layout

Figure 2-4c: Wild Horse Wind Power Project Proposed Site Layout, Most Likely Scenario

Figure 2-4d: Desert Claim Wind Power Project Proposed Site Layout

Public Reference:

Copies of the Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project Draft SEIS will be available for Public Reference at the following locations.

Cle Elum:

Carpenter Memorial (Cle Elum) Library
302 Pennsylvania Ave
Cle Elum, WA 98922-1196

Hours:

  • Tuesday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Contact (509) 674-2313

Ellensburg:

Ellensburg Public Library
209 N Ruby
Ellensburg, WA 98926

509-962-7250

Olympia:

Washington State Library
Joel M. Pritchard Library
Point Plaza East, Building One
6880 Capitol Boulevard South
Tumwater, WA, 98501-5513
(360) 704-5200

Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council
1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive
Olympia, WA, 98504-7250
360-664-1345

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How to Obtain a Copy:

The Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project Draft SEIS is available to interested persons upon request in hard copy format. To obtain a copy contact:

Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council
1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive
PO Box 47250
Olympia, WA 98504-7250
(360) 664-1345

or by e-mail: efsec@utc.wa.gov

 

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