Issued: September 24, 2015
NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
In the Matter of the Combined Application of North Star Solar PV LLC for a Site
Permit and Route Permit for the North Star Solar Electric Power Generating Plant
and Associated 115 kV High Voltage Transmission Line in Chisago County
PUC Docket Number: IP6943/GS-15-33
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Minnesota Department of Commerce, Energy Environmental
Review and Analysis (EERA) announces the release of the Environmental Assessment for the proposed North Star Solar Project.
The environmental review process under the Power Plant Siting Act includes public information/scoping meetings and the preparation of an environmental review document, the Environmental Assessment. The Environmental Assessment is a written document that describes the human and environmental impacts of the solar project and transmission line, and methods to mitigate such impacts.