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EIS-0408: EPA Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Upper Great Plains Wind Energy Programmatic EIS

EPA announces the availabilty of the Upper Great Plains Programmatic Wind Project Programmatic EIS, that is being prepared jointly by DOE's Western Area Power Administration and the Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service, will evaluate the environmental impacts of wind energy development in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota – Western’s Upper Great Plains customer service region. Western will use the EIS to implement a comprehensive regional program to manage interconnection requests for wind energy projects.