LOVELOCK, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Federal land managers are seeking public comment on plans for a geothermal power plant and power lines in the Stillwater Range about 25 miles southeast of Lovelock.
The Bureau of Land Management is initiating the environmental review process for the project TGP Dixie Development Co. wants to build on the range's northwest slope.
Plans call for construction of a 70-megawatt geothermal power plant, up to 45 geothermal production and injection wells, access roads, pipelines, an airstrip and airplane hangar, up to two 230-kilovolt electrical lines, an electrical substation and support facilities.
The plant would be located within the boundaries of nine federal geothermal leases in Pershing County.
The public has until Feb. 11 to comment on the plans. An environmental assessment is being developed for this project. Input on this project will be accepted until Feb. 29 by contacting Kirk Laird, Special Projects Manager, at (775) 753-0272 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com