Notice of Availability and Informational Open House
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as lead Federal agency, with input from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) as cooperating Federal agencies, has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze and describe the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed action of providing funding to: Lake Erie Energy Development Co (LEEDCo) – Cleveland, Ohio
DOE is proposing to provide funding to LEEDCo to support the development of a wind demonstration project consisting of 6 turbines in Lake Erie approximately 8 miles off Cleveland, Ohio. USACE is reviewing permit applications for the proposed project. USCG is responsible for reviewing impacts related to navigation and the USCG mission. You are invited to submit written comments on the draft EA for Federal agency consideration. All comments received will be considered in preparation of the final EA. The draft EA is available for review here.
Please direct any written comments by October 10, 2017 to: U.S. DOE, Golden Field Office, NEPA Division, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80401, by email to ProjectIcebreaker@ee.doe.gov In addition, interested persons are invited to attend an informational open house from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m on September 6, 2017, at the Lakewood Park Woman’s Club Pavilion, 14532 Lake Ave, Lakewood, Ohio 44107.