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ePlanning DOI-BLM-NV-W030-2020-0003-EA (San Emidio II - North Valley Geothermal)  
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The United States Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Black Rock Field Office is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act.

Public Scoping

Public Scoping begins January 6, 2020 and will close on February 10, 2020. More information is available in the Project Overview for Scoping document which is available under the Documents link on the left. 
 
 
 
USG Nevada LLC, a subsidiary of Ormat Nevada, Inc. (collectively referred to as Ormat) is proposing the San Emidio II - North Valley Geothermal Development Project (Project), which includes two 20-megawatt closed-loop binary geothermal power plants, geothermal fluid production and injection wells and well pads, access roads, geothermal fluid pipelines, ancillary support facilities, and an overhead generation tie (gen-tie) powerline with associated facilities.

The Project proposes geothermal development in the San Emidio Geothermal Unit (SEGU; NVN-85820X), which encompasses approximately 20,400 acres of public lands managed by the BLM and private lands in Washoe County, Nevada.