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CX-001495: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Altus Air Force Base- Second Meteorological Tower
CX(s) Applied: B3.1, A9
Date: 04/05/2010
Location(s): Jackson County, Oklahoma
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

This project is for the installation and operation of a meteorological (met) tower on the United States Altus Air Force Base, County of Jackson, State of Oklahoma. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory contractor would install a 34-meter tall meteorological (met) tower and supported by guy wires approximately 60 feet on a side horizontally from the tower. Data collected from the met tower anemometers, vanes and temperature sensors would be used to provide a feasibility study for wind potential at the site for a period of 12 months.