Cascabel Working Group SunZia DEIS Comment Submissions
Notice of Disclosure:
None of the comments submitted to the BLM on this website mentions SunZia’s participation in
the BLM’s public scoping or review meetings for this project. Although some of the comments strongly
criticize the format of these meetings, none of them states or implies that SunZia personnel gave
presentations at these meetings, nor do they criticize SunZia’s involvement and behavior at these
The following are the various submissions by members of the Cascabel Working Group in response to the SunZia Draft Environmental Impact Statement. These documents were submitted both electronically and by certified mail or Federal Express so that they were received by the deadline date of August 22, 2012.
- CWG Primary Response Letter
- Letter with emphasis on the "No Action" alterative
- Supporting attachments (four concatenated as a single file)
- Letter from CWG to Secretary Salazar about conflict between the SunZia preferred alternative and San Pedro Valley environmental values.
- Email and letter from Michael Picker of California stating the California will meet its renewable porfolio standards with its own energy.
- Articles showing that Arizona, California, and Nevada will not need to import renewable energy.
- CWG letter to the Arizona Corporation Commission showing that SunZia would rob Arizona of needed transmission capacity in central and western Arizona to deliver power to California.
- Daniel Baker
- Mick Meader
- Bowie-SunZia connection
- Economics analysis
- Purpose and need (primarily)
- Transmission congestion in southern New Mexico (supplementary comments)
- David Omick
- Ralph Waldt