The BLM hosted a second public workshop to discuss the SRMS for three SEZs in Utah on December 13, 2016, in Cedar City, Utah. The workshop presentations have been posted to the right, as well as the other workshop materials. Please note, based on the workshop discussions, some changes have been made to the two Wah Wah Valley SEZ tables, the Milford South SEZ impact table, the Escalante Valley SEZ impact table, the goals and objectives, and the candidate site matrix.
BLM requests comments on the revised impact tables, impacts warranting regional mitigation, and goals and objectives by January 31, 2017.
BLM is seeking additional candidate site locations and action recommendations by February 17, 2017. Please include a completed new column(s) in the candidate site matrix for your proposed site(s) when submitting your information. A working version of the matrix is available to the right and includes an example site (see Horse Hollow).
Please email your comments to [email protected].
Questions about the workshop can be directed to Michelle Campeau, Cedar City Field Office, at [email protected], or (435) 865-3047.
The BLM hosted a webinar to discuss the SRMS for SEZs in Utah on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 10:00 am – 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time.
The webinar focused on how the compensatory mitigation amount will be determined and managed. The webinar presentation, as well as the candidate site matrix, are available below. BLM Utah accepted comments on these materials and considered the comments in subsequent revisions.
The BLM hosted a webinar to discuss the SRMS for SEZs in Utah on Wednesday, August 31st from 10:30 am to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
The webinar focused on an updated assessment of residual impacts based on stakeholder input, a preliminary assessment of impacts warranting compensatory mitigation, and a preview of regional goals and objectives, desired mitigation outcomes and potential mitigation actions.
Slides from the webinar, along with the documents for stakeholder review, are available below. BLM Utah accepted comments on these materials and considered the comments in subsequent revisions.
The BLM hosted a public workshop on developing a solar regional mitigation strategy for the UT solar energy zones (SEZs) on April 19th and 20th, 2016. The workshop materials are available below; BLM Utah accepted comments on these materials and considered the comments in subsequent revisions.