The Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County has entered a determination of environmental non-significance, (DNS), for the proposed action under the State Environmental Policy Act, (RCW 43.21C), as amended. The lead agency for this proposal has determined that the subject action does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under 43.21C.030(2)c. This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.
This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency shall not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date below. Written comments must be submitted by January 2, 2017. Written comments should be submitted to John M. Brown, SEPA Official, Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802. Copies of the DNS, and Environmental Checklist can be obtained from the Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802 and on Douglas PUD's website; www.douglaspud.org.
The issuance of the determination of environmental nonsignificance, for which notice is hereby given, is for the following action:
Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County proposes to construct an electrical substation on approximately 2.98 acres of Rural Resource 5 zoned property and will serve Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County's existing electrical distribution system for residential and commercial customers within the surrounding service area.
The subject property is located in of Section 1, Township 26 N., Range 22 EWM, situated in Douglas County. The property is further described as a record of survey, recorded under AFN 3190162, within Douglas County, WA.
Dated this 2nd day of December, 2016
Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, WA
John M. Brown