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Copenhagen HCP

The U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service (Service) announces issuance of an incidental take permit (ITP) to Copenhagen Wind Farm, LLC (applicant), for an incidental take permit (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The applicant requested the ITP for take of the federally endangered Indiana bat and threatened northern long-eared bat incidental to otherwise lawful activities associated with operation of its Copenhagen Wind Farm, a 40-turbine wind farm that has been constructed in Jefferson and Lewis.  

Press Release
Copenhagen HCP (~6MB pdf)
Final EA (~6MB pdf)

Draft HCP information:

See Federal Register Notice (pdf)

For all supporting documents, go to the Copenhagen HCP, Draft EA and Supporting files page.
Federal Register Notice of Initial Scoping - April 2015
Press Release - April 2015
Maps: Regional Project Location (pdf) and Project Area (pdf)
Project Planning Area (pdf)
Project Location (pdf)



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