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Albany-Burnt Woods and
Santiam-Toledo Pole Replacement Project  DOE/EA-1636

Albany, Oregon

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Bonneville Power Administration has replaced wood poles on portions of its Albany-Burnt Wood 115-kilovolt (kV) and Santiam-Toledo 230 kV transmission lines near Corvallis and Albany, Oregon.  Activities included upgrading segments of existing access roads, removing existing wood-pole structures, and replacing them with new wood pole structures.  The project ensure continued safe and reliable transmission service in the area.   

CURRENT STATUS:
A Revision Sheet for the environmental assessment (EA) is available that, with the Preliminary EA, constitutes the Final EA. On May 6, 2009, a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was issued. It includes a Mitigation Action Plan.

CONTACT:
Tish Eaton
Environmental Protection Specialist
Bonneville Power Administration - ECT-4
P.O. Box 3621
Portland, OR  97208-3621

Toll-free:        800-622-4519
Direct line:     503-230-3469
Email:           tkeaton@bpa.gov


DOCUMENTS:

FINAL EA/FONSI:
Public Letter                                             (05/08/2009)
FONSI                                                     (05/06/2009)
Revision Sheet                                         (05/06/2009)
Mitigation Action Plan                                 (05/06/2009)

PRELIMINARY EA:
Preliminary EA comments received
Public Letter                                             (03/20/2009)
Preliminary EA                                          (March 2009)
Comment Form                                        (03/20/2009)
List of Area Public/Community Libraries        (03/20/2009)                               

SCOPING:
Scoping comments received
Public Letter                                             (10/24/2008)

EA Determination                                      (09/26/2008)
Initial Letter to the Public                             (07/01/2008)
Project Location and Vicinity Map                  (12/18/2008)