Kaheawa Wind Power II (Acceptance of Final Supplemental EIS)
From The Environmental Notice, November 22, 2019
KWP II owns and operates a 21-megawatt wind energy generation facility on leased State of Hawai'i Conservation District lands.
The Project has an approved Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) to monitor and mitigate for take of three bird species and one bat species.
KWP II has requested that the BLNR issue an amended Incidental Take License (ITL) and approve an amended HCP to increase incidental take for the Hawaiian hoary bat from 11 to 38 adults (345% increase), and for the Hawaiian goose from 30 to 44 adults (147% increase) during the remaining 20-year permit. …
The approving agency/accepting authority accepted the Final Supplemental EIS on November 8, 2019.
read … The Environmental Notice (pg 5)