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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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​December 14, 2018 / The Dalles

Meeting Audio (soon)

Webinar Link (soon)

​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 coming soon!

November 16, 2018 / Boardman

 
 
 

​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 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
August 18, 2017 / Teleconference / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

​Item B: Structural and Geologic Rulemaking Update
Item C: Carbon Dioxide Rulemaking - Phase 1 Update
Item D: Mist Underground Natural Gas Storage Facility - Council Review of Request for Amendment 12 and Proposed Order on Amendment 12

 
​July 27-28, 2017 / Hood River / Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Audio:

Item B: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility Hearing
Item C: Wheatridge Wind Energy Presentation
Item D: Montague Wind Power Facility
Item E: Public Guide
Item F: Compliance Update Presentation​
Item G: Amendment Rulemaking Background
  • (See Staff Report under Agenda J)
Item I: Amendment Rulemaking Hearing
Item J: Amendment Rulemaking Hearing / Action​

Thursday's PowerPoint Presentation
Friday's PowerPoint Presentation​


​June 23, 2017 / Salem / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

​Item B: Avangrid Solar Project Declaratory Ruling Hearing
Item C: Montague Wind Power Facility

 
​May 25-26, 2017 / Salem​
Meeting Minutes
Item A: Consent Calendar
Annual Wildlife Monitoring Reports for Public Comment
Item H: Amendment Process Rulemaking (Complete Packet)
​April 28, 2017 / Boardman
Meeting Minutes​

​Item B: Fish and Wildlife Habitat Mitigation Policy Presentation

Item C: Wheatridge Proposed Contested Case 

  • Staff Report
  • Staff Presentation (see PowerPoint Presentation below)​

Item D: Wheatridge Draft Final Order  

Item F: Amendment Rulemaking (Staff Report and attachments)

Item G: Financial Assurance Staff Report​

PowerPoint Presentation

March 23, 2​017 / Teleconference​
Meeting Minutes​​
Item B: Avan​grid Declaratory Ruling​
Item C: Boardman to Hemingway Use of Consultant​
Feb. 23-24, 2017 / The Dalles
Meeting Minutes​​​
Item B: Wheatridge
Item C: Sage-Grouse Rulemaking
Item G: Golden Hills
Item H​: Amendment Rulemaking​
Jan. 19, 2017 / Salem
Meeting Minutes​

​​​Item C: Staff Report
Item E: Staff Report​
Item I: Presentation
Item J: Staff Report
Item K: Staff Report
Item L: Staff Report
Item M: Staff Report
Nov. 3-4, 2016 / The Dalles​
Meeting Minutes​
​Item B1: Staff Report
Item C1: Staff Report
Item D1: Staff Report
Item E: Presentation
Item B2: Staff Report
Item C2: Staff Report
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Resources
2018 EFSC Meeting Dates*
 
December 14, The Dalles
* Subject to change
 

2019 EFSC Meeting Dates*

January 24-25
February 21-22
March 21-22
April 18-19
May 23-24
June 20-21
July 25-26
August 22-23
September 26-27
October 24-25
November 21-22
December 19-20
* Subject to change
 
​Meeting Audio Recordings​

Public Guide​​
Siting Project Updates​​
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