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Leaning Juniper IIA Wind Power Facility
Facility: A wind energy facility consisting of 43 wind turbines with a peak generating capacity of approximately 90 megawatts. 
 
Status (Operating): Amendment 2 divided Leaning Juniper II into two separate facilities: Leaning Juniper IIA and Leaning Juniper IIB. To review ongoing wildlife monitoring reports, please see the table at the bottom of the page.
 
Location: Gilliam County
 
Site Certificate Holder: Leaning Juniper Wind Power II, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, the U.S. division of parent company Iberdrola, S.A.
 
Contact Information
 
SITE CERTIFICATE HOLDER
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY STAFF
Jace Fabrycki, Iberdrola Renewables
Duane Kilsdonk
1125 NW Couch St., Suite 700
625 Marion St. NE
Portland, OR 97209
Salem, OR 97301-3737
 
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About Oregon’s siting process:
·          For more information about Oregon’s siting process outlined in the table below, please go here.
 
Project Status (Table details will be updated as project progresses)
PROJECT PHASE DETAILS
DATE

Order approving Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan
Ongoing Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan
   
a. March 2011-July 2012 Wildlife Monitoring Study  
       
Annual Report
    b. January 2011-July 2013 Wildlife Fatality Monitoring Study
   
c. 2014 Wildlife Monitoring Report
    d. 2015 Raptor Nest Survey

​Dec. 4, 2015

​Site certificate amendment #2: Amendment 2 divided Leaning Juniper II into two separate facilities: Leaning Juniper IIA and Leaning Juniper IIB.
Final order on amendment #2 and transfer

Dec. 28, 2012

June 21, 2013

 

June 28, 2013

Site certificate amendment #1: Amended site boundary by adding approximately 7,962 acres to the facility site, authorized construction and operation of up to 84 wind turbines and related infrastructure. Extended deadline for completion of facility construction to Sept. 24, 2013.
Attachment A (Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan)
Attachment B (Revegetation Plan)
Attachment C (Habitat Mitigation Plan)
Nov. 20, 2009
 
 
 
  
 
Nov. 20, 2009
Sept. 24, 2007
Attachment A (Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan)
Attachment B (Revegetation Plan)
Attachment C (Habitat Mitigation Plan)
Attachment D (Micrositing Areas)
Attachment E (Incidental Take Permit application)
Attachment E Figures
Attachment F (Draft Removal/Fill Permit)
Sept. 21, 2007
 
Ongoing Wildlife Monitoring Reports: 
The ongoing Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan, approved November 6, 2015, requires the certificate holder to report to the department results of a two-year fatality monitoring program, ongoing raptor nest surveys, ongoing Washington ground squirrel surveys, a short-term grassland bird study, ongoing wildlife fatality and incidental monitoring, and results of additional mitigation if determined necessary. These results and associated reports will be posted to the department’s website within 30-days of receipt and made available for public comment. Please submit comments to the department’s compliance officer via email to duane.kilsdonk@state.or.us by the date indicated below:
 
Sept. 15, 2015
Deadline for public comments to be received by ODOE
Feb. 20, 2016