CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Ukiah Field Office will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 9, to provide information and to seek input on the proposed Walker Ridge Wind Energy Project in Lake and Colusa counties.
The open house meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 15900 State Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks.
The 30-day public comment period for Walker Ridge wind energy project will end July 24.
The BLM will accept written public comments during the open-house meeting. Public input will help the BLM determine the size and scope of analysis needed, additional issues to study and a range of alternatives.
Colusa Wind LLC is requesting a right-of-way grant to build a Type III wind energy project and erect up to 42 wind turbines on approximately 2,270 acres of BLM-managed public land along Walker Ridge, within the Indian Valley Management Area.
The proponent is also requesting to widen Walker Ridge Road, construct a substation and overhead transmission line, and bury a collection line and tie-in to the existing Pacific Gas and Electric transmission line.
Please submit written comments by the July 24 deadline. Written comments may be submitted at the public meeting, through the project Website at https://go.usa.gov/xmtGu , via hand-delivery, or by mail to the Ukiah Field Office, Attn: Walker Ridge Wind Energy Project, 2550 N. State Street, Suite 2, Ukiah, CA 95482.
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