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Energy Facility Siting Council to meet May 10-11
Energy Facility Siting Council to meet May 10-11
April 27, 2012

Cliff Voliva, 503-378-3637
In Oregon, 1-800-221-8035

SALEM — A regular meeting of Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council will take place on May 10-11 in Hermiston. The public is invited to attend this meeting, to be held at the Oxford Suites (1050 N. First St.).

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday and include time for general public comments. Thursday’s agenda also includes: An informational review of the Draft Proposed Order for the proposed Carty Generating Station near Boardman; and an opportunity for the public to comment on the Proposed Order on Amendment #2 (extension of construction timeline) for the Helix Wind Power Facility.

Friday’s agenda begins at 9 a.m. with a Council decision on whether or not to extend the construction timeline (Amendment #1) for the Golden Hills Wind Project near the City of Wasco. Following that agenda item will be a hearing officer report and recommendation for Council action on rule amendments.

To view the meeting agenda, please visit the Oregon Department of Energy’s website atwww.oregon.gov/ENERGY/SITING/docs/Agenda/EFSC_agenda_051012.pdf. The agenda includes instructions on how to access the meeting via telephone.

The Oregon Department of Energy serves as staff to the Council. For more information about the meeting, please contact ODOE 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 ODOE 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 provides tax credits, loans, technical assistance and energy information for homes, businesses, manufacturing, 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.


Oregon Department of Energy

Main Office

625 Marion Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97301-3737

Phone: 503-378-4040

Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035

Fax: 503-373-7806

Website: www.oregon.gov/ENERGY