“This is a unique site ideally suited for larger-scale, lower-impact, least-cost renewable energy development that fully aligns with federal land use goals and federal energy goals.”


PCW news

Jan. 18, 2017 BLM issues Decision Record for CCSM Project Phase I Wind Turbine Development
Jan. 18, 2017 USFWS issues Record of Decision for CCSM Project Phase I Eagle Take Permits
Dec. 8, 2016 Federal take permit program helps conserve eagles at CCSM Project site; final environmental analysis is complete
April 20, 2016 Science-based avian conservation plans underpin PCW's request for Phase I eagle take permit
March 9, 2016 BLM issues Environmental Assessment for Phase I Wind Turbine Development for the CCSM Project
Feb. 5, 2016 Affiliate company Xanterra earns sustainability award
Jan. 30, 2015 BLM issues Decision Record for CCSM Project Infrastructure Components
Jan. 28, 2015 500,000 sage-grouse data points, 5 years of study provide important conservation, planning insights for PCW
Aug. 11, 2014 BLM Issues Environmental Assessment for Infrastructure Components for the CCSM Project
Aug. 8, 2014 Wyoming Industrial Siting Council approves state permit for the CCSM Project
June 20, 2014 3 PCW sage-grouse research papers selected for scientific conference
May 13, 2014 PCW files Industrial Siting permit application
Dec. 5, 2013 BLM to hold 2 scoping meetings in December for Phase I Wind Turbine Development Environmental Assessment
Dec. 4, 2013 PCW’s detailed Eagle Conservation Plan supports application for eagle permit
Oct. 9, 2013 PCW makes BLM public scoping materials for Site-Specific Environmental Assessment 1 available online
Sept. 10, 2013 BLM to hold 2 scoping meetings in September
May 31, 2013 Site-specific work for wind project well under way
Jan. 26, 2013 Renewable energy projects featured in Los Angeles Times, Denver Post
Oct. 9, 2012 Interior Department Authorizes Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project Site
Oct. 2, 2012 County Commission approves PCW's conditional use permit application
Sept. 26, 2012 7 public open houses across 4 counties draw 150 participants
Sept. 4, 2012 PCW sets 7 meetings to share information about
Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
July 2, 2012 BLM publishes Final Environmental Impact Statement
for Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
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PCW in the news

A selection of articles available online that reference our project:

Jan. 23, 2017 Federal Register USFWS Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Phase I Eagle Take Permits
Dec. 9, 2016 Federal Register USFWS Notice of Availability of Final EIS for Phase I Eagle Take Permits
Sept. 14, 2016 Casper Star-Tribune Editorial board: Don't add barriers to wind energy
July 15, 2016 Federal Register USFWS Amended Notice of extended Draft EIS comment period
April 29, 2015 Federal Register USFWS Notice of Availability of Draft EIS for Phase I Eagle Take Permits
June 11, 2015 Greenwire Wyoming wind project aims to save the sage grouse
Dec. 5, 2014 Associated Press Grouse by night: Research precedes wind farm
Nov. 3, 2014 Recharge News Big wind in Wyoming
Aug. 17, 2014 Casper Star-Tribune Chokecherry looks toward future
Aug. 8, 2014 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming board gives key OK for Carbon County wind farm
May 12, 2014 Wyoming ISD Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing Filing Information
Feb. 8, 2014 Los Angeles Times Firm seeks to harness Wyoming’s wind energy for California
Jan. 24, 2014 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming wind power could save California ratepayers $750M, energy lab says
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BLM Phase I Environmental Assessments

From 2013-2016, BLM prepared two site-specific Environmental Assessments, both tiered to the project-wide Environmental Impact Statement completed in 2012. Review our archives of the BLM’s documents: