Draft PEIS for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States Available

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have announced the availability of the Supplement to the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States.  The BLM and the DOE will hold four public meetings on the Supplement to provide an overview of the document, answer questions, and receive public comments.

The meeting site will open to the public at 6 p.m. The official meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and close after all individuals who wish to speak have been heard. The meeting dates and locations are given below. The specific venues will be announced at least 15 days in advance via local media, the project Web site (http://solareis.anl.gov/), and the DOE NEPA Web site (http://energy.gov/nepa).

  • Las Vegas, Nevada—Wednesday, November 30, 2011
  • Phoenix, Arizona—Thursday, December 1, 2011
  • El Centro, California—Wednesday, December 7, 2011
  • Palm Desert, California—Thursday, December 8, 2011

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