Bureau of Land Management Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Public Comment Meeting
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed amendment to Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant CACA 048811 for the Modified Blythe Solar Power Project (Modified Project) on February 7,2014.
NextEra Blythe Solar Energy Center, LLC, the ~ current Grant Holder, has relinquished a portion of the original ROWand is requesting a variance from the existing approval to convert the project to photovoltaic technology, reduce the size of the solar plant site, and reconfigure the solar plant site to allow transmission and access road corridors through the site for two projects proposed to the north. The pending decision on the Modified Project is whether to approve, approve with modifications, or deny issuance of a modified ROW grant. Project Vicinity
A public meeting has been scheduled to provide information about the project; however, formal comments on the Draft EIS must be submitted in writing by Monday, March 24, 2014.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Blythe City Hall, Multi-Purpose Room
235 N. Broadway,
Blythe, California 92225