Federal comment period now open for Enviornmental Impact Statement;
SDG&E also seeks approval for power lines tied to project without environmental review or public hearing
By Miriam Raftery
January 14, 2013 (Campo) – The Campo Indian tribe has proposed to lease a portion of its reservation to Invenergy LLC for an industrial energy project, Shu-luuk Wind. The project would include 85 wind turbines, each approximately 500 feet tall, on tribal lands near the rural communities of Campo and Boulevard. The project study area of impact spans over 4,700 acres; the developer claims a project footprint of 900 acres; many new miles of roads and power lines are also proposed.