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EA-1849: Finding of No Significant Impact

Ormat Nevada Northern Nevada Geothermal Power Plant Projects: Loan Guarantee for ORMAT LLC’s Tuscarora Geothermal Power Plant, Elko County, Nevada; Jersey Valley Geothermal Project, Pershing County, Nevada; and McGinness Hills Geothermal Project, Lander County, Nevada

The U.S. Department of Energy has conducted an environmental assessment (EA) that analyzed the potential environmental impacts associated with issuing a loan guarantee to John Hancock Financial Services for Orrnat Nevada, Inc. (ORMAT), through its subsidiaries for development of three geothermal power production facilities and related transmission capacity at three locations in Nevada. The power production facilities include the Tuscarora Geothermal Power Plant Facility (Tuscarora Facility) in Elko County, the Jersey Valley Geothermal Development Facility (Jersey Valley Facility) in Pershing County, and the McGinness Hills Geothermal Facility (McGinness Hills Facility) in Lander County.