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Energy Facility Siting Council meetings are open to the public. People who want to participate may address the council during the agenda item Public Comment and other designated agenda items. Please click on upcoming meeting materials for more information.
 
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Materials
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​August 22-23, 2019 / Boardman  ​Items A & D: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Information Item)/(Hearing)
Items B, E, & I: Perennial Wind Chaser Station, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate (Information Item)
Item C: Site Certificate Amendment Process Rulemaking (Action)
Item G: The Climate Trust Audit Update (Information Item)
Item H & N: Rulemaking Hearing: 2019 Housekeeping Rulemaking Project (Hearing)
Item K: Nolin Hills Wind Power Project, Request for Extension of Notice of Intent Timeline (Action Item)
Item L: Montague Wind Power Facility, Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case; and the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Action Items)
Item M: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case; and the Amended Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Action Items)

June 18-20, 2019,   June 26-27, 2019 / Various Counties / Meeting Minutes


 

Webinar Link for June 18-20, 2019

Webinar Link for June 26-27, 2019

Secretary Report: Public Comment Period on Wildlife Monitoring Reports through July 29, 2019 – see staff reports below

​Item A: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Public Hearing on the Draft Proposed Order and Request for Comments (Hearing)

Item C: Montague Wind Power Facility, Council Review of Draft Proposed Order  on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation

May 16-17, 2019 / Condon / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

May 16, 2019

Meeting Audio

May 17, 2019

Webinar Link​

​Item B: Special Advisory Group Appointment

Item C: Boardman to Hemingway, Hearing Officer Appointment

Item E: Montague Wind Power Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

Item G: Stateline Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 of the Site Certificate

Item I: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Council Decision on Contested Case and the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

Item J: 2019 Administrative Housekeeping Rulemaking

PowerPoint Presentation

​March 22, 2019 / Salem / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Webinar Link

​Item B: Montague Wind Power Facility, Construction Update and Results of Wildlife Surveys

Item D: The Climate Trust Presentation

Item F: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Continuation of Council Review of the Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation

February 22, 2019 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Audio

Meeting Audio Part 2

Webinar Link

​Item B: Stateline Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5, Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
​Item D: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate 
​Item F: The Climate Trust
​Item G: Type A/B Amendment Determination Notice

​​PowerPoint Presentation

December 14, 2018 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Webinar Link

​Item B: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 2 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Carty Generating Station, Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation​

November 16, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio
 
 
 

​Item B: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 3 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation Presentation

Item E: Special Advisory Group Appointment

PowerPoint Presentation

October 25-26, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio 

October 25, 2018

Meeting Audio​​ 

October 26, 2018


 


Webinar Link
October 26, 2018​

 

​Item B: Golden Hills Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Proposed 2019 Meeting Dates

Item E: The Climate Trust Audit Update

Item G: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Project Update

Item H: Project Updates

Item I: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 2

Item J: Biennial Update to Schedule of Fees

Item K: Annual Financial Assurance Update

Item L: Council-Ratified Emergency Order Approving Department Use of Consultants

 PowerPoint Presentation

​August 23-24, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Audio 
August 23, 2018
 Meeting Audio​ 
August 24, 2018

Webinar Links
August 23, 2018
August 24, 2018​
​Item C: Golden Hills Wind Project, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 5
Item D: Contested Case Thresholds
Item E: Compliance Update
Item F: Siting Operations Update; 2018/2019 Work Plan
PowerPoint Presentation​ 
​June 29, 2018 / Salem / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Please listen to the Webinar for Agenda Item J

Webinar Links
Part 1 of 2
Part 2 of 2

​Item B: Rulemaking: Phase 2 Updates to Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Standards - Rulemaking Hearing
Item C: Rulemaking: Compliance - Scoping and Appointment of a Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Item D: Rulemaking: Single Solar PV Facility - Scoping and Appointment of a Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Item F: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 2 - Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
Item G: The Climate Trust Appointment
Item H: Financial Assurance: Pre-approved Institutions
Item I: Golden Hills Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 - Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
 
The Department has posted 2017 data (reported in 2018) of annual monitoring results for the facilities listed below to their respective project pages located here​.
  • Biglow Canyon Wind Farm
  • Klondike III Wind Project
  • Stateline Wind Project
  • Leaning Juniper IIA Wind Power Facility
  • Leaning Juniper IIB Wind Power Facility
​April 27, 2018 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

  Me​eting Audio
​​Item B: Eugene to Medford Transmission Line, Amendment Request Consultant Appointment
Item C: Golden Hills Wind Project, Informational Hearing on Transfer Request
Item D: Golden Hills Wind Project, Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 and Request to Transfer
Item F: The Climate Trust Update
Item H: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line, Project Update
Item I: Rulemaking: Carbon Dioxide, Phase II
Item J: The Climate Trust Board, Appointments
February 23, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes​

 Me​eting Audio
​Item B: Boardman Solar Energy Facility, Application for Site Certificate
Item C: Montague Wind Power Facility, Change Request
Item D: Training Opportunity

 
Item E: Special Advisory Group Appointments
Item F: Facility Mapping Project

Item G: Financial Assurance Update

 
​​December 14-15, 2017​​​​ / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Audio​​
​Item A: Proposed 2018 Meeting Dates
Item B: Boardman Solar Energy Facility, Public Hearing on the Draft Proposed Order
Item D: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Information Hearing on Transfer Request
Item E: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Presentation on Transfer Request
Item G: Rulemaking: Public Health and Safety Standards for Wind Facilities
Item H: Rulemaking: Carbon Dioxide, Phase Two
Item I: Rulemaking: Council's 2018 Rulemaking Schedule
Item J: Annual Agenda Topics
Item K: Election of Officers

 
Item L: Boardman Solar Energy Facility, Council Review of the Draft Proposed Order

 
​October 19, 2017 / Portland / Meeting Minutes​

Meeting Audio​
​Item B: Rulemaking: Amendment Process
Item D: Financial Assurance Update
Item E: Nolin Hills Wind Project, Appointment of Special Advisory Group
Item F: Eugene to Medford Transmission Line, Appointment of Special Advisory Group
Item G: Boardman Solar Energy, Hearing Officer Appointment
​September 21-22, 2017 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio​
​Item B & F: Carbon Dioxide Rulemaking - Phase 1
Item C & G: Structural, Geologic, and Seismic Rulemaking
Item D: Amendment Processes Rulemaking Update
Item E: The Climate Trust Financial Audit Update
Item H: Wind Specific Public Health & Safety Rulemaking
Item I: Mist Underground Natural Gas Storage Facility, Temporary Order on Amendment 12: Requests for Contested Case
Item L: Montague Wind Power Facility Pre-Construction Update
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Resources
2019 EFSC Meeting Dates*
August 22-23, Boardman
September 26-27, Clatskanie
October 24-25
November 21-22
December 19-20
* Subject to change
 
 
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