Energy Facility Siting Council To Meet June 17 In Boardman


SALEM — Two proposed wind farms in north central Oregon will be the focus of the next Energy Facility Siting Council meeting on Friday, June 17, 2016 in Boardman. The public meeting begins at 8 a.m. at Boardman City Hall, 200 City Center Circle. The main items on the Council’s agenda include:

  • Saddle Butte Wind Park (Gilliam and Morrow counties): The Council will review written comments from the parties to the contested case relating to planned wind turbines in an 8-mile-wide military training route near the Boardman Bombing Range. The Council may order a hearing on proposed condition language or may provide additional direction to ODOE staff on preparation of the final order.
  • Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility (Morrow and Umatilla counties): The Council will receive a presentation from staff on the proposed project and review the draft proposed order and public comments.

The full meeting agenda, including information on accessing the meeting remotely, is available on the Oregon Department of Energy website:

To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact the department at least 72 hours before the meeting at 1-800-221-8035 or fax 503-373-7806. TTY users should call the Oregon Relay Service at 711.

CONTACT: Cliff Voliva 503-378-3637