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Public Hearings

Public hearings for the West-wide Energy Corridor Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) were held in January and February 2008.

The U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, and the U.S. Department of Defense (the Agencies) held public hearings to obtain comments on the draft PEIS in eleven western states in January and February 2008. Dates and locations for public hearings are listed below.

Transcripts of the public hearings are available on the PEIS Documents page.

Public Hearing Locations and Dates

NOTE: With the exception of Window Rock AZ, Elko NV, and Washington DC, there were two hearings on the same day at each location listed below. The first hearing was held from 2-5 PM, and the second hearing was held from 6-8 PM. There was one hearing in Window Rock (Jan. 23, 2008), from 2-5 PM, one hearing in Elko (Feb. 5, 2008), from 6-8 PM and one hearing in Washington DC (Feb. 5, 2008), from 2-4 PM.

Dates and locations for the public hearings:

Tuesday, January 8, 2008, Portland OR
Doubletree Portland Lloyd Center
1000 NE Multnomah
Portland OR
Tuesday, January 8, 2008, Sacramento CA
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento CA
Thursday, January 10, 2008, Ontario CA
Ayres Hotel & Suites
1945 East Holt Blvd.
Ontario CA
Thursday, January 10, 2008, Seattle WA
Renaissance Hotel Seattle
515 Madison Street
Seattle WA
Tuesday, January 15, 2008, Grand Junction CO
Marriott Courtyard
765 Horizon Drive
Grand Junction CO
Tuesday, January 15, 2008, Phoenix AZ
BLM Training Center
9828 N 31st Ave
Phoenix AZ
Thursday, January 17, 2008, Las Vegas NV
Atomic Testing Museum
755 E Flamingo Road
Las Vegas NV
Thursday, January 17, 2008, Salt Lake City UT
Airport Hilton Hotel
5151 Wiley Post Road
Salt Lake City UT
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, Window Rock AZ
Quality Inn Navajo Nation Capital
48 West Highway 264
Window Rock AZ
Thursday, January 24, 2008, Albuquerque NM
Holiday Inn & Suites
5050 Jefferson St. NE
Albuquerque NM
Tuesday, January 29, 2008, Cheyenne WY
Best Western Hitching Post & Inn
1700 West Lincoln Way
Cheyenne WY
Tuesday, January 29, 2008, Helena MT
Best Western Helena Great Northern Hotel
835 Great Northern Blvd.
Helena MT
Thursday, January 31, 2008, Boise ID
Best Western Visa Inn & Conference Center
2645 Airport Way
Boise ID
Thursday, January 31, 2008, Denver CO
Holiday Inn Cherry Creek
455 S. Colorado Blvd
Denver CO
Tuesday, February 5, 2008, Elko NV
BLM Elko Field Office
3900 E. Idaho St.
Elko NV
Tuesday, February 5, 2008, Washington DC
Embassy Suites Washington Convention Center
900 10th St., NW
Washington DC