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Letter to the Editor: Wind project endangers Wasco County

On Brush Canyon

To the editor:

The Dalles area residents please note there is a short time to comment on the proposed Brush Canyon Wind Turbines in South Wasco County. There will be only one ODOE EFSC public hearing. That is at 6:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, Central Oregon Community College Community Room, Madras.

Comments are due to ODOE EFSC Dec. 9. Go to: http://www.oregon.gov/energy/Sit

ing/Pages/BrCW.aspx

Review the Proposed Order and Application. German owned “E-On,” world’s largest private utility wants a mega industrial wind farm in Wasco and Sherman counties.

Endangered: Over 70,000 acres range and farm land and wheat lands. Wildlife habitat. Centered between Deschutes and John Day scenic rivers. Raptors, eagles, hunting. The Journey Through Time Oregon Scenic By-way. And the vintage historic western towns of Antelope and Shaniko.

ODOE says:

“Comments: Public testimony (oral or written) will be taken at the Public Hearing... Or, mail, fax or e-mail comments before the close of the Public Hearing on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 to: Sue Oliver, Siting Analyst, Oregon Department of Energy, 395 E. Highland Ave.Hermiston, OR

97838 FAX: 503-373-7806 sue.oliver@state.or.us “

Now is the time to get informed and speak out.

John Silvertooth

Antelope

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