Public Comment Hearing was held August 23, 2023, 5:30 – 8:00 PM or last speaker, whichever came first.
Members of the public who filed a written comment with the Council prior to January 31, 2023, raising one or more specific issues spoke in support or opposition to the proposed Horse Heaven Wind Farm during the Public Comment Hearing session of the adjudication.
RCW 80.50.090(4)(a) provides that, at the adjudicative hearing “any person shall be entitled to be heard in support of or in opposition to the application for certification by raising one or more specific issues, provided that the person has raised the issue or issues in writing with specificity during the application review process or during the public comment period . . . prior to the start of the adjudicative hearing.” Consistent with this, the December 15, 2022, Order Commencing Agency Adjudication stated that:
During the course of the adjudication, the Council will set a time for public comment in accordance with RCW 80.50.090(4)(a). Any member of the public wishing to speak at this public comment hearing in support of or in opposition to the ASC must file their written comment with the Council raising one or more specific issues no later than January 31, 2023.
The Public Hearing was held virtually.
The Horse Heaven Public Comment meeting video can be found on our YouTube page.