Habitat Conservation Plan for Indiana Bat
Buckeye Wind Power Project (EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc.)
On June 29, 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published in the Federal Register a Notice of Availalbility of a Draft EIS and HCP for the Buckeye Wind Power Project in Ohio. The Notice of Abailability opened a 90-day public comment period. Below are the documents that were available for public review and comment.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Public Review and Comment
News Release (June 28, 2012): U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comment on Draft Habitat Conservation Plan, Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Indiana Bat at Ohio Wind Project
Federal Register Notice of Availability and Request for Public Comment: Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Habitat Conservation Plan; Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit, Buckeye Wind Power Project, Champaign County, Ohio (3-page PDF )
Draft Buckeye Wind Power Project Habitat Conservation Plan - June 2012 (400-page; 7.4MB PDF )
Implementing Agreement for the Buckeye Wind Power Project Habitat Conservation Plan (18-page PDF )
Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Volume I - Download Volume I: 436-pages; 14MB PDF .
For downloading convenience, individual chapters of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Volume I are also provided, below.
Cover Pages (3 pages )
Table of Contents and Acronyms and Abbreviations (12 pages )
Executive Summary (2 pages )
Chapter 1: Purpose Of and Need for Action (21 pages )
Chapter 2: EIS Scoping, Identification of Alternatives, and Public Consultation (10 pages )
Chapter 3: Proposed Action and Alternatives (23 pages )
Chapter 4: Affected Environment (110 pages )
Chapter 5: Environmental Consequences (196 pages )
Chapter 6: Comparison of Alternatives (23 pages )
Chapter 7: References (29 pages )
Chapter 8: List of Preparers (5 pages )
Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Volume II (Appendices) - Download Volume II (Appendices): 1,207-pages; 40MB PDF .
For downloading convenience, individual Appendices of the Draft EIS are also provided, below.
Appendix A: Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) Documents (203 pages)
Appendix B: Habitat Conservation Plan (402 pages )
Appendix C: Avian and Bat Protection Plan (ABPP) - (102 pages )
Appendix D: EIS Scoping Comments (11 pages )
Appendix E: Vegetation and Wildlife Data for the Action Area (12 page )
Appendix F: Radar Survey Data at Proposed Wind Projects Throughout the East Between 1998 and 2007 (4 pages )
Appendix G: Seasonal Bird and Bat Survey Reports for the Buckeye Wind Project - Stantect Reports (158 pages )
Appendix H: Visual Impact Assessment for the Buckeye Wind Project (152 pages )
Appendix I: Buckeye Facility Socioeconomic Report for the Buckey Wind Project (110 pages )
Appendix J: Noise Analysis for the Buckeye Wind Project (49 pages )
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