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Energy Facility Siting Council meeting canceled

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED because the public hearing leading up to it was canceled due to inclement weather. 

Diana Enright, 503-378-8278
Cliff Voliva, 503-378-3637

SALEM — The proposed Brush Canyon Wind Power Facility will be reviewed December 18 at a special Energy Facility Siting Council teleconference meeting. The Council will receive an Oregon Department of Energy staff presentation and review the draft proposed order of the wind farm that is planned for southeastern Wasco and southern Sherman counties.

Because the public comment period on Brush Canyon will close December 9, no public comments will be taken at this meeting. The Brush Canyon review is the only agenda item for this meeting, which begins at 2 p.m.

There are three ways to participate in the meeting:

  1. Teleconference: Call toll-free 1-877-873-8017 and enter participant code 799345
  2. Webinar: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/429063310 (Webinar is video only; you will still need to call the teleconference number for audio.)
  3. In person: Oregon Department of Energy, 625 Marion St. NE, Salem, or Oxford Suites, 1050 N. 1st Street, Hermiston.

To view the meeting agenda, please visit the department’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/energy/Siting/Pages/Council-Meetings.aspx.    

For more information about the meeting, please contact the Oregon Department of Energy at 503-378-4040 or toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-221-8035.

To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired, or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact the department at least 72 hours before the meeting at 1-800-221-8035 or fax 503-373-7806. TTY users should call the Oregon Relay Service at 711.

About the Oregon Department of Energy: The Oregon Department of Energy reduces the long-term costs of energy for Oregonians. It provides tax credits, grants, loans, technical assistance and energy information for homeowners, businesses, manufacturers, farms, ranches, schools and governments.

About ODOE’s Energy Facility Siting Division: Division staff support the work of the Energy Facility Siting Council. The Council has regulatory and siting responsibility for large electric generating facilities, many high voltage transmission lines, some gas pipelines, and radioactive waste disposal sites. The state’s energy facility siting process is based on 16 standards.