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EA-1617: Final Environmental Assessment

Lovell-Yellowtail and Basin-Lovell Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Big Horn County, Wyoming, and Big Horn and Carbon Counties, Montana

For more information, contact: Mr. Jim Hartman A7400 Natural Resource Office Western Area Power Administration P.O. Box 281213 Lakewood, CO 80228 Electronic mail: LovellYellowtailEA@wapa.gov Western Area Power Administration proposes to rebuild the Lovell to Yellowtail No. 1 and No. 2 and the Basin to Lovell 115-kV transmission lines. The lines are located between Lovell, Wyoming, and Yellowtail Dam, Montana, and between Lovell and Basin, WY. The Lovell to Yellowtail No. 1 and No. 2 transmission lines were constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1956 and 1966, respectively. The Basin to Lovell line was built by the BOR in 1952. Western is proposing to use wood pole H-frame structures for the rebuild.