Energy infrastructure permitting experience includes; thermal energy, wind energy, solar facilities, pipelines, gas storage facilities, LNG export, and hydroelectirc. These are a few characteristic projects.
South dunes Power Plant\ Jordan Cove Energy, Oregon city, Oregon
CWM Principal Consultant, Bob Long, provided the Jordan Cove Energy team with expert permitting support to complete the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) Application for Site Certificate (ASC) for the proposed 420 Megawatt natural gas fired power plant in Coos Bay, Oregon. This plant will power the future Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) storage and export terminal. The Jordan Cove project is an 8-billion dollar integrated facility that also includes a new safety training facility, gas conditioning facility and the Pacific Connector Pipeline, a 230-mile natural gas pipeline connecting Malin, Oregon to the Jordan Cove LNG export facility.
Natural Gas Plant 10-MGD Groundwater supply
In support of an Oregon EFSC Application for Site Certificate, CWM Principal Consultant, Bob Long, completed a hydrogeologic investigation and development of a 10-million gallon per day (MGD) well field for a confidential client that proposed a 1000 Megawatt natural gas power plant development in Eastern Oregon.
WindPower Site evaluatioN, Arizona
This project assessed the technical, economic, and permitting issues for an international wind development company. The study evaluated four potential wind energy development sites in Arizona. Based on multiple development criteria, the sites were ranked from most to least difficult in terms of permitting and development schedule.
Palomar Gas transmission project, Oregon
CWM Principal Consultant, Bob Long, provided the Palomar team with water supply assessments for drinking water systems associated with the construction of the Palomar Pipeline. Potential impacts to groundwater and surface water supply were evaluated for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and at river crossings and potential impacts to spring water sources used for municipal water supply. Public meeting testimony as a subject matter expert was also provided.