FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8 , 2012
CONTACT: Randy Wilkerson, 720-962-7050, firstname.lastname@example.org
GRAPEVINE CANYON WIND PROJECT FINAL EIS ISSUED
LAKEWOOD, Colo.—A Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Grapevine Canyon Wind Energy Project has been prepared by the Western Area Power Administration, the Coconino National Forest, and the Arizona State Land Department.
The Grapevine Canyon Wind Project is a proposed wind generation facility, up to 500 megawatts, located near Flagstaff, Arizona. The proposed project would be located on private lands and trust lands administered by the ASLD. The Project includes a transmission line and interconnection switchyard that would be located on the Coconino National Forest.
The Final EIS is available online at http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino/nepa/index.shtml and http://ww2.wapa.gov/sites/Western/transmission/interconn/Pages/Grapevine.aspx.
Hard copies of the Final EIS are also available for review at:
The Final EIS comprises the previously published Draft EIS with additions and revisions added in response to comments.
Western’s Record of Decision on this project will be published no sooner than July 9. The Forest Service will publish its Record of Decision directly before the Notice of Availability to coincide with its 45-day administrative review period.
For more information regarding the Final EIS, email GrapevineWindEIS@wapa.gov.