Industrial Siting News
 

July 2014

Permit for Simplot Phosphates, LLC Rock Springs Ammonia Facility
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Request for amendment to permit DEQ/ISC 11-04 from Black Hills Corporation for construction of the Cheyenne Prairie Generating Station in Laramie County

Public Notice for Black Hills Corporation amendment request for permit DEQ/ISC 11-04


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Agenda for the Third Quarterly meeting of the Industrial Siting Council located in Douglas, WY.

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Public Notice for Two Elk Generation Partners LP amendment requests for permit DEQ/ISC 97-02. 



June 2014

Agenda for the Second Quarterly meeting of the Industrial Siting Council located in Rock Springs, WY.

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Request for amendments to permit DEQ/ISC 97-02 from Two Elk Generation Partners LP for construction of its air-cooled waste coal fired power generation facility in Campbell County

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Supplemental information to the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project application



May 2014

Public Notice for the Wasatch Wind Intermountain, LLC amendment requests for permit DEQ/ISC 10-02.

Request for amendments to permit DEQ/ISC 10-02 from Wasatch Wind Intermountain, LLC for construction of Pioneer Wind Parks I and II.


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Application for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
Appendix A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V 

Legal notice for the Power Company of Wyoming, LLC's Application for a Permit to construct and operate the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project in Carbon County, Wyoming. 





April 2014

Legal Notice of June 4 hearing in Rock Springs for Simplot Phosphates, LLC proposed Rock Springs Ammonia Facility and Notice of Regular Industrial Siting Council Meeting to follow hearing.





March 2014

Application from the Simplot Phosphates, LLC for the Rock Springs Ammonia Facility Project

Legal Notice

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March 7, 2014, the Industrial Siting Council approved the proposed rules as presented in the Divisionís Response to Comments document.

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Agenda for the Industrial Siting Council meeting March 7, 2014 in Cheyenne, Wyoming


Feb 2014

The construction cost threshold remains $193.8 million.  Projects without industry-specific thresholds and with net construction cost of this amount are required to obtain permits from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.
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Notice of hearing on the Proposed Rules and Regulations of the ISC and Q1 Regular Meeting of the Council





Dec 2013

Agenda for Industrial Siting Council meeting December 18, 2013 in Saratoga, Wyoming.

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Order regarding Amendment DEQ/ISC 07-01 Permit of Medicine Bow Fuel and Power, LLC
-Order regarding Amendment DEQ/ISC 10-02 Permit of Pioneer Wind Parks, Wasatch Wind Intermountain LLC


A decision regarding the proposed Rule and Regulations of the Industrial Siting Council (ISC) was tabled until the next meeting of the ISC.
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Proposed Rules and Regulations of the Industrial Siting Council.
Legal Notice
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Statement of Principal Reasons
Response to Comments and Attachments A-G




Oct 2013

Pioneer Wind Parks, Wasatch Wind Intermountain LLC Amendment Request for Permit DEQ/ISC 10-02
-Legal Notice
 
Medicine Bow Fuel and Power Amendment Request for Permit DEQ/ISC 07-01
-Legal Notice

October 1, 2013 ISC Meeting in Wheatland, WY
Agenda
- Order Regarding DEQ/ISC 13-03 Application of Wyoming Wind and Power, LLC

- Order regarding Amendment DEQ/ISC 10-02 Permit of Pioneer Wind Parks, Wasatch Wind Intermountain LLC




Sept 2013

Notice Update of upcoming Industrial Siting Council Meeting


Public Notice for Industrial Siting Council Meeeting regarding MBFP Amendments and Wasatch Wind Intermountain LLC Amendment


August 2013

The construction cost threshold was updated to $193.8 million.  Projects without industry-specific thresholds and with net construction cost of this amount are required to obtain permits from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.





July 2013


Application from Wyoming Wind and Power LLC for the Wyoming Wind Farm Project

Medicine Bow Fuel and Power, LLC Notice Concerning Permit DEQ/ISC 07-01 Wyoming Industrial Siting Council

Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing by Wyoming Wind & Power LLC for its Wyoming WInd Farm Project Docket Number DEQ/ISC 13-03


Public Notice for Industiral Siting Council Meeting regarding MBFP Amendments







June 2013

Industrial Siting Council Meeting
Agenda



Order approving requested amendments to DEQ/ISC 10-02 Permit of Pioneer Wind Parks, Wasatch Wind Intermountain LLC.




April 2013

Order approving requested amendments to DEQ/ISC 97-02 Permit of Two Elk Generation Partners, LP for a waste-coal-fired electricity facility in Campbell County.




February 2013

The construction cost threshold was updated to $190.8 million.  Projects without industry-specific thresholds and with net construction cost of this amount are required to obtain permits from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.




December 2012

FMC Granger Optimization Project:
Permit





August 2012


FMC Granger Optimization Project:

Permit Application

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The construction cost threshold was updated to $190.2 million.  Projects without industry-specific thresholds and with net construction cost of this amount are required to obtain permits from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.
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The FMC Wyoming filed its application for a permit to for a permit to add equipment and features to its Granger facility, the “FMC Granger Optimization Project,” that would increase its production of soda ash.  Construction would begin in the second quarter of 2013, continue for 26 months, employ a maximum of about 310 construction workers and add about 26 operations workers.  Construction would occur at the existing plant location and adjacent mine lands which are 26 miles west of Green River.  A permit hearing was scheduled for November 1, 2012 in Green River.  Persons eligible and wishing to become parties to the hearing and the permit must notify the Division by October 12, 2012.
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The Wyoming Industrial Siting Council issued its decision and permit for the Cheyenne Prairie Generating Station to Black Hills Electric Corporation.




July 2012

-Certain changes in the Industrial Development Information and Siting Act take effect.




May 2012

Cheyenne
Prairie Generating Station:

Permit Application


Permit


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The publication, Guide to Permitting Electric Transmission Lines in Wyoming is released through the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority. 
 
The Division issued a letter of jurisdiction stating that a permit is required for the Bear Lodge project of Rare Earth Element Resources. 




April 2012

Allendale Industries Ltd is given a qualified letter of non-jurisdiction for a wind energy project in Carbon County.


Socioeconomic Impact Analysis Update
Two Elk Project
Campbell County, WY







Ma
rch 2012

The Division issued a letter of jurisdiction stating that a permit is required for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre project of Power Company of Wyoming. 



February 2012

The construction cost threshold was updated to $186.1 million.  Projects without industry-specific thresholds and with net construction cost of this amount are required to obtain permits from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.
 
Tasco Engineering is given a qualified letter of non-jurisdiction for a wind energy project in Sweetwater County



December 2011

Top of the World Windpower Project:

Permit Application

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order



July 2011

Wasatch Wind Intermountain was given a permit for its Pioneer Wind Park I and Pioneer Wind Park II facilities to be located south of Glenrock.  The permit provides for 62 wind towers.

Permit Application

Revised Permit Application

Maps with Revised Application

Permit




May 2011

The Council’s revised Rules Chapter 1 became effective on May 31 upon signature of the Governor and filing by the Secretary of State.  Official copies of the rules may be obtained at http://soswy.state.wy.us/Rules/Rule_Search_Main.asp



April 2011

Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced that the Dry Fork Station was substantially complete and nearing commercial operation.  The single turbine 422 megawatt power plant is located on the north of Gillette.




March 2011

The Administrator issued a determination to Peregrine Midstream Partners that the Ryckman Creek facility did not require a permit from the Industrial Siting Council.  The facility would be located in Uinta County.  It would extract, collect, store and clean natural gas.

The Siting Council met in Hartville and completed deliberations on changes to Rule Chapter 1.  It approved with condition a one year extension to the construction schedule of the Two Elk facility east of Wright.

Tia Raamot, PE, joined the Industrial Siting Division as Principal Economist.




February 2011


Wasatch Wind Intermountain filed its application for a permit to construct and operate a wind powered electricity generating facility south of Glenrock called Pioneer Wind Park 1 and Pioneer Wind Park 2, consisting of 62 turbines.

The construction cost threshold was updated to $180,400,000.  The threshold for certificates of non-jurisdiction was updated to $144,300.000.




January 2011

The Administrator initiated a process to coordinate wind energy issues with the Bureau of Land Management and the Association of County Commissioners. 




December 2010

A public hearing was held in Casper on proposed changes to Council Rule 1. After the hearing the Industrial Siting Council began deliberations.  



November 2010

A public hearing was held in Casper on proposed changes to Council Rule 1.



October 2010

PacifiCorp Energy gave notice that its Dunlap Ranch Wind Energy facility was placed in commercial operation.  The facility is located north of Medicine Bow.

Duke Energy gave notice that its Top of the World Windpower Project was placed in commercial operation.  The facility is located east of Rolling Hills.

The Administrator initiated the process of rule-making to update Council Rule 1.



September 2010

Williams, Inc. gave notice that its TXP4 Turbo Expander facility was placed in operation at its Echo Springs campus near Wamsutter.  The facility will clean and compress 350,000,000 cubic feet of gas per day.



August 2010

The construction cost threshold was updated to 178.3 million. The threshold for certificates of insufficient jurisdiction was updated to $142.6 million  



July 2010

Third Planet Windpower was given a permit to construct and operate its Reno Junction Wind Project.

Basin Electric gave notice it had reached 90% completion of its Dry Fork Station power plant.  



May 2010

The Youngs Creek Mine project, a coal mine planned for Sheridan County, was determined not to be under the jurisdiction of the Siting Council.

Williams, Inc., gave notice that its Echo Springs TXP4 Expansion Project had reached 90% completion.



April 2010

The Wygen III power plant of Black Hills Electric began commercial operation.

 

Third Plant Windpower, LLC, doing business as TPW Reno Junction, LLC, filed its application for a wind energy project west of Wright.  The project would consist of 100 turbines generating 150 megawatts and have a maximum estimated workforce of 300.



March 2010

The Chugwater Flats Energy Project by Novelution Wind was given a permit by the Industrial Siting Council.  The first phase of the project would consist of 143 towers. 

 

Changes made by the Legislature to the Industrial Development Information and Siting Act as described by Senate File 66 took effect upon signature by the Governor.




February  2010

The construction cost threshold was changed to $176.5 million.  The threshold for certificates of non-jurisdiction was changed to $141.2 million.



January 2010

Novelution Wind, doing business as Chugwater Flats Energy Project, LLC, filed its application for a wind energy project in western Platte and eastern Goshen counties

 

Duke Energy began construction of the Top of the World wind energy project.




December  2009

The Industrial Siting Council approved a permit to construct and operate the Top of the World wind power project by Duke Energy.  The project consists of one phase of 110 towers.

 

PacifiCorp began construction of the Dunlap wind energy project.

 

Duke Energy began commercial operation of its Campbell Hill wind energy project.




September  2009


Duke Energy, doing business as Top of the World Wind Energy, LLC, filed an application for a wind energy project on about 18,000 acres east of Rolling Hills in Converse County.  The construction workforce would be as many as 374 workers


August  2009

The construction cost threshold was changed to $175.5 million.  The threshold for certificates of non-jurisdiction was changed to $140.4 million.

 

The Industrial Siting Council approved a permit to construct and operate the Dunlap wind power project of PacifiCorp Energy.  The project would consist of 200 towers and be built in two phases.



 June  2009

  1. Section 109 Permit Application
    Dunlap Wind Energy Project


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  2. PacifiCorp filed its application for a wind power project near Medicine Bow called, “Dunlap Phase I and Phase II.”  Located 12 miles north of Medicine Bow, the project would be completed by 2011 and consist of 200 towers.  The permit hearing was set for August 28, 2009.


 

April  2009

  1. Three Buttes Windpower began construction of the Campbell Hill Windpower project north of Glenrock.


March 2009

  1. Duke Energy, doing business as Three Buttes Windpower, LLC was given a permit by the Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate a wind power project in western Converse County called, “Campbell Hill Windpower.”  The project would be constructed in 2010 and provide 99 megawatts of electricity.

  2.  PacifiCorp Energy began construction its wind energy project in Albany and Carbon counties, “High Plains and McFadden Ridge.”  The project is located south of Rock River.

  3.  Wamsutter, LLC began construction of its gas cleaning and compression facility, “Echo Springs TXP4 Expansion Project” near Wamsutter.


February 2009

  1. The construction cost threshold was reduced to $173.2 million.  Certificates of Non-Jurisdiction are required for projects with costs less than the threshold but more than $138.6 million.


January 2009

  1. Section 109 Permit Application
    Campbell Hill Windpower Project


  2. PacifiCorp Energy completed construction of its wind energy project in near Medicine Bow called, “Seven Mile Hill.”

  3. PacifiCorp Energy completed construction of three phases of its wind energy project north of Glenrock called, “Glenrock, Rolling Hills, and Rolling Hills II.” 

 


October 2008

  1. Williams, Inc., doing business as Wamsutter, LLC was given a permit by the Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate its third gas cleaning and compression facility at its Echo Springs campus.  The train will process 350 million cubic feet of gas per day.


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