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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B5.18

Existing Regulations

B5.18: Wind turbines
The installation, modification, operation, and removal of a small number (generally not more than 2) of commercially available wind turbines, with a total height generally less than 200 feet (measured from the ground to the maximum height of blade rotation) that (1) are located within a previously disturbed or developed area; (2) are located more than 10 nautical miles (about 11.5 miles) from an airport or aviation navigation aid; (3) are located more than 1.5 nautical miles (about 1.7 miles) from National Weather Service or Federal Aviation Administration Doppler weather radar; (4) would not have the potential to cause significant impacts on bird or bat populations; and (5) are sited or designed such that the project would not have the potential to cause significant impacts to persons (such as from shadow flicker and other visual effects, and noise). Covered actions would be in accordance with applicable requirements (such as local land use and zoning requirements) in the proposed project area and would incorporate appropriate control technologies and best management practices. Covered actions include only those related to wind turbines to be installed on land.

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  • April 9, 2014

    State Energy Program - Program Year 2014 - Formula Award - Administrative and Legal Requirement Doc (ALRD)
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.2, B1.24, B5.1, B5.14, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.19, B5.20, B5.22
    Date: 04/09/2014
    Location(s): CX: none
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 3, 2013

    Installation of Additional Wind Turbine and Tower at NWTC Site 3.2
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 06/03/2013
    Location(s): Colorado
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 9, 2013

    State Energy Program- Program Year 2013- Formula Award
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.35, B2.1, B2.2, B5.1, B5.14, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.19
    Date: 05/09/2013
    Location(s): CX: none
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 25, 2013

    Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 03/25/2013
    Location(s): Hawaii
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 14, 2013

    Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.16, B5.18, B5.23
    Date: 03/14/2013
    Location(s): Florida
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 19, 2012

    Wind Turbine Installation for Town of Drummond
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/19/2012
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 12, 2012

    Loan Loss Reserve
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.32, B1.35, B2.1, B2.2, B5.1, B5.14, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.19
    Date: 12/12/2012
    Location(s): Hawaii
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • November 5, 2012

    Partial Validation of Coupled Models and Optimization of Materials for Offshore Wind Structures
    CX(s) Applied: B3.3, B3.16, B5.18
    Date: 11/05/2012
    Location(s): Maine
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • October 11, 2012

    Town of Poughkeepsie NEPA Statement of Work
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.35, B2.2, B5.1, B5.14, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.19
    Date: 10/11/2012
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 31, 2012

    Long Island Smart Energy Corridor - Farmingdale Wind Turbines
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 08/31/2012
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • August 13, 2012

    Recovery Act State Energy Program Award for the State of Ohio - Revolving Loan Fund
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.31, B1.32, B1.35, B2.1, B2.2, B5.1, B5.14, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.19
    Date: 08/13/2012
    Location(s): Ohio
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 22, 2012

    Wind Energy Installations- Wind Turbine Project (ASO-CX-293)
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 05/22/2012
    Location(s): Illinois
    Offices(s): Argonne Site Office

  • March 27, 2012

    Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Program - Andreola Farms, Incorporated
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 03/27/2012
    Location(s): Nevada
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • January 23, 2012

    Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (Mille Lacs Band)
    CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1. B5.16, B5.18
    Date: 01/23/2012
    Location(s): Minnesota
    Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • January 9, 2012

    Kent County Nursing Home Wind Project
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 01/09/2012
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 20, 2011

    Ralls Independent School District
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/20/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 13, 2011

    Nazareth Independent School District Wind Project
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/13/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 13, 2011

    City of Houston Wind Project
    CX(s) Applied: B5.16, B5.18
    Date: 12/13/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 13, 2011

    Highland Independent School District
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/13/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 12, 2011

    CEDF - Renewable Energy Program
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/12/2011
    Location(s): Vermont
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 8, 2011

    Texas A&M - Corpus Christi
    CX(s) Applied: B5.18
    Date: 12/08/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 6, 2011

    Energy Efficiency Retrofits and Renewable Energy Activity
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.18
    Date: 12/06/2011
    Location(s): Nationwide
    Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • December 6, 2011

    Energy Efficiency Retrofits and Renewable Energy Activity
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.18
    Date: 12/06/2011
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • November 16, 2011

    CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) FOR FINANCIAL INCENTIVE PROGRAMS (CX-EECBG-003)
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.20
    Date: 11/16/2011
    Location(s): Nationwide
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) / Oak Ridge Office (ORO)

  • November 16, 2011

    Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.16, B5.17, B5.18, B5.20
    Date: 11/16/2011
    Location(s): Nationwide
    Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy