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Energy Siting Council to Meet This Week in Portland and The Dalles
10/27/2010
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
 
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Contacts:
Tom Stoops 503-378-8328
Sylvia McDaniel 503-373-0082
In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
 

Oregon and Washington siting councils to meet jointly on Thursday
 
SALEM—The Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) will meet two days this week and the public is invited to attend these meetings scheduled as follows:
Portland:  Thursday, October 28, at the Columbia Grid Offices, 8338 NE Alderwood Road Suite 140.  Meeting convenes at 1:30 p.m.
 
The Dalles:  October 29, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive.  Meeting convenes at 9:30 a.m.
On Thursday in Portland, the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council and Washington State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will meet jointly to hear presentations on regional transmission planning topics and related issues. Presentations include Columbia Grid and Northern Tier Transmission Group, Bonneville Power Administration and Iberdrola Renewables, which operates winds farm in eastern Oregon.
 
On Friday in The Dalles, agenda items include updates on Boardman to Hemmingway and Cascade Crossing transmission projects, proposed Carty Generating facility near Boardman, Klamath Falls BioEnergy and various wind projects.  The Council will also allow time for public comment.
 
Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) siting employees serve as staff to EFSC. For more information, contact the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) at 503-378-4040, toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-221-8035 or the website at:
http://egov.oregon.gov/ENERGY/SITING/announce.shtml#Meetings_of_the_Siting_Council.
 
To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired, or accommodations for persons with disabilities contact ODOE at least 72 hours before the meeting at 1-800-221-8035, TTY 1-800-735-2900, or fax 503-373-7806.
 

 

Oregon Department of Energy
Main OfficeHermiston Field Office
625 Marion St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-3737
395 E Highland Rd.
Phone: 503-378-4040Hermiston, OR 97838
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035P: 541-567-3840
Fax: 503-373-7806