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Hearing set on proposed wind farm in Logan, McIntosh counties  

The hearing is at 9:30 a.m. at the Wishek Civic Center, 715 1st Ave. South, Wishek. The hearing provides an opportunity for members of the public to contribute to the PSC’s official record. Any comments from members of the public must be received at the hearing to be part of the record.

Credit:  The hearing is June 28 in Wishek, North Dakota. | June 20, 2022 | www.jamestownsun.com ~~

The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 28, regarding a proposal to construct a wind farm and associated facilities in Logan and McIntosh counties.

Badger Wind, LLC, is requesting a siting permit for the Badger Wind Project. The project would have a nameplate capacity of up to 251.6 megawatts and would consist of up to 74 wind turbines.

Project infrastructure would include the wind turbines, access roads, a collector substation, electrical collection and communication systems, a transmission line, up to three permanent meteorological evaluation towers (MET towers), an Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS) and an operations and maintenance facility. The estimated cost of the project is $390 million.

The project would be located in Logan and McIntosh counties, adjacent to the western and northern sides of Wishek, North Dakota.

The hearing is at 9:30 a.m. at the Wishek Civic Center, 715 1st Ave. South, Wishek.

The hearing provides an opportunity for members of the public to contribute to the PSC’s official record. Any comments from members of the public must be received at the hearing to be part of the record. People with concerns, questions or support/opposition for the project are encouraged to attend the hearing and present their information. In­formation received after the hearing will not be part of the official record and cannot be used as a basis for the commission’s decision unless certain additional procedures are followed.

The North Dakota Public Service Commission is a constitutionally created state agency with authority to permit, site and regulate certain business activities in the state including electric and gas utilities, telecommunications companies, power plants, electric transmission lines, pipelines, railroads, auctioneers, commercial weighing devices, pipeline safety and coal mine reclamation. For more information, contact the Public Service Commission at (701) 328-2400 or www.psc.nd.gov .

Source:  The hearing is June 28 in Wishek, North Dakota. | June 20, 2022 | www.jamestownsun.com

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