First Wind receives permit for its Milford Wind Corridor project

Boston, MA, Oct. 21, 2008 — First Wind, an independent wind power company, announced that it received a “finding of no significance” and a record of decision from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approving its 300 megawatt (MW) Milford Wind Corridor project.

The BLM has conducted a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental assessment for the facility and issued the finding with the decision to approve the project. The Milford Wind Corridor is the first wind energy facility permitted under the BLM’s Wind Energy Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Western US states, said the company.

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