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Heartland proposed to design, construct, operate, and maintain a 170-megawatt Buffalo Ridge III Wind Project (Project) in Brookings and Deuel counties, South Dakota, and interconnect that Project with Western's transmission system. Heartland's interconnection request caused Western to initiate a NEPA review of its proposal to allow the interconnection. Western published a Notice of Intent for the EIS in the
The DOE's Acting General Counsel provided a “Restatement of Delegations of Environmental Impact Statement Authorities” to Western's Administrator in a November 16, 2011, memorandum. Under the authority granted by that memorandum, I have terminated the NEPA process for Heartland's proposed Buffalo Ridge III Wind Project with the publication of this notice.