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Project Docket

Docket No IP6853, IP6866/CN-11-471
Project name Joint Certificate of Need for Black Oak Wind Farm and Getty Wind Project
Applicant Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Getty Wind Company, LLC; Geronimo Wind Energy, LLCBlack Oak Wind. LLC
Description Black Oak Wind, LLC, and Getty Wind, LLC, have jointly submitted a Certificate of Need Application for the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm and Getty Wind Project in Stearns County. The two projects are adjacent to one another and are located near Sauk Centre. The proposed Black Oak Wind Farm is a 42 MW project located in Ashley and Raymond townships . The Getty Wind Project is a 40 MW project located in Getty and Sauk Centre townships.
Subjects Environmental policy; Wind power
Location Stearns County; Stearns County -- Ashley Township; Stearns County -- Getty Township; Stearns County -- Raymond Township; Stearns County -- Sauk Centre Township
Docket created: January 06, 2012
Contacts: Suzanne Steinhauer, 651-539-1843, Environmental Review Manager.
Status:
 
10-11-2011
Application accepted
 
01-26-2012
Public meeting
 
02-28-2012
Scoping decision
 
05-7-2012
Environmental document available
 
06-26-2012
Public hearing
 
Certificate of Need issued
 
Project closed
 
Docket closed
eDockets 11-471
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Project Summary

Primary Documents
DateDocumentDescription
05/07/12 Environmental Report: Black Oak/Getty Wind Project | document details
The ER analyzes the human and environmental impacts of the proposed 82 MW wind project in Stearns County as well as alternatives to the proposed project
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Energy Facilities eDockets
DateDocumentDescription
05/07/12 Environmental Report: Black Oak/Getty Wind Project | document details
The ER analyzes the human and environmental impacts of the proposed 82 MW wind project in Stearns County as well as alternatives to the proposed project
02/28/12 Environmental Report Scoping Decision | document details
Signed Scoping Decision issued by Minnesota Department of Commerce for the 82 megawatt Black Oak/Getty Wind Project in Stearns County
02/26/12 Public comments on ER Scope | document details
Public scoping comments received on Environment Report to be prepared for the Black Oak/Getty Certificate of Need proceeding
01/10/12 Notice of Public Information and Scoping Meeting for the Black Oak Wind and Getty Wind Projects | document details
A public information and scoping meeting will be held in Sauk Centre at 6 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2012. Comments on the scope of the environmental report to be prepared for the projects are due by Wednesday, February 15, 2012
10/11/11 Joint Application for Certificate of Need for the Black Oak and Getty Wind Projects | document details
Public Document submitted jointly by Black Oak Wind, LLC and Getty Wind Company, LLC

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