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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
Nov. 29, 2011 BLM selects Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
for 2012 "priority projects" list
Sept. 28, 2011 Reminder: Draft EIS comments accepted through Oct. 19
Aug. 27, 2011 Project information, praise and lots of people fill BLM's Draft EIS open houses
Aug. 19, 2011 BLM hosts Draft EIS open houses Aug. 22, 23
July 22, 2011 BLM publishes Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
May 22, 2011 Third ‘Celebration of Wind’ spins into Carbon County
May 20, 2011 PCW begins unique avian monitoring program
March 1, 2011 Wyoming wind whips up record
Jan. 24, 2011 PCW News Roundup
Dec. 8, 2010 PCW sponsors U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Project
Aug. 25, 2010 PCW supports 2010 Saratoga Bullfest competition
July 23, 2010 Sage-grouse monitoring under way
June 14, 2010 CCCOG this week welcomes PCW
May 19, 2010 Soar Spot: Rawlins hosts second annual Celebration of Wind
April 26, 2010 PCW to share project information through upcoming Carbon County activities
April 14, 2010 Photo Feature: Spin-sational success
April 7, 2010 PCW begins sage-grouse monitoring program as part of comprehensive wildlife conservation plan
March 20, 2010 Great turnout, great questions, great support at PCW open houses
March 5, 2010 PCW and TOTCO create significant wildlife conservation plan

PCW in the news

An archive of articles available online that reference our project:

July 31, 2013 The Saratoga Sun Place-based in the Platte
May 28, 2013 Casper Star-Tribune Intensive work begins on Wyo wind power mega-project
Feb. 19, 2013 Greenwire Wyo. dreams of marrying wind to Calif. Markets
Feb. 1, 2013 E&E Publishing Ventures aim to send Wyo. wind power south
Jan. 24, 2013 Los Angeles Times Plan would bring Wyoming wind power to California
Jan. 20, 2013 The Denver Post Big bet on Wyoming wind
Jan. 20, 2013 The Denver Post Why Wyoming's winds pack windpower punch
Oct. 16, 2012 Federal Register BLM Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision
Oct. 9, 2012 Associated Press Salazar approves massive Wyoming wind project
Sept. 5, 2012 The Saratoga Sun Wind project begins final hurdles
Aug. 7, 2012 The White House PCW's "nationally and regionally significant wind energy project" to be expedited
Aug. 7, 2012 NWCC Sage-Grouse Collaborative awards funding for research in 2012
Aug. 6, 2012 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming wind farm among projects prioritized
July 3, 2012 Federal Register BLM Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
July 2, 2012 E&E Publishing Administration advances largest U.S. wind farm
June 29, 2012 Federal Register EPA Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
Jan. 11, 2012 CleanTechnica 2500 MW Wind Project Fast-Tracked in Wyo.
Sept. 27, 2011 Casper Star-Tribune Report: Wyoming wind would save California money
Sept. 14, 2011 Fortune The power struggle for Wyoming's wind
July 22,2011 Federal Register BLM Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS
May 29, 2011 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming wind farm project gets bird radar
May 18, 2011 Saratoga Sun FFA builds bird ladders for PCW
May 9, 2011 NWCC Sage-Grouse Research Collaborative awards research funding
March 1, 2011 Casper Star-Tribune 42 mph wind tops records at proposed wind farm
Dec. 21, 2010 U.S. Dept. of Energy
(Wind Powering America)
WPA Assists Bureau of Land Management Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal: A Wind Powering America Success Story
Oct. 21, 2010 North American Windpower PCW gets into the wind business in a big way
May 5, 2010 Saratoga Sun Voices of the Valley: Energy
April 12, 2010 Associated Press Wyo. wind project offers grouse conservation plan
Aug. 31, 2009 Associated Press Anschutz proceeds with plan
May 26, 2009 Associated Press Wyoming’s wind boom
April 27, 2009 Associated Press Carbon County celebrates, ponders wind future
April 12, 2009 Casper Star-Tribune Wind project promises jobs
Dec. 8, 2008 Denver Business Journal Renewables: Anschutz moving ahead
Sept. 8, 2008 Renewable Energy World BLM asks ENSR to prepare EIS 
Aug. 5, 2008 Casper Star-Tribune Feds set wind farm public meetings
July 25, 2008 Federal Register BLM Notice of Intent to announce a proposed EIS

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BLM Phase I Environmental Analysis

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: