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Energy Facilities Under Federal Jurisdiction

​The Oregon Department of Energy’s Siting Division takes an active interest in projects which fall outside the jurisdiction of the Energy Facility Siting Council.

Proposed energy generation projects (with the exception of hydropower) or infrastructure projects that have triggered analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act are monitored by the division to ensure the best interests of the state of Oregon are considered. In some cases, the Oregon Department of Energy and other state agencies comment on these projects through the NEPA process.

These particular projects are listed below.

For a general overview of liquefied natural gas projects in Oregon, please go here.


Boardman to Hemingway ​298-mile, 500 kv transmission line ​Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Baker, Malheur, Owyhee (Idaho) counties

ODOE project page
Developer's website

BPA: I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project 
500 kv transmission line
Multnomah County
BPA: Pacific Direct Current Intertie
Improvements to the Celilo Substation
Wasco County
Carty Lateral Pipeline
Export terminal; 25-mile, 20-inch natural gas pipeline
Morrow County

​To review projects in any state being tracked by ETRANS, go to the Federal Permitting Transmission Tracking System.