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Commenting open: August 24, 2021 12:00AM PT - September 23, 2021 11:59PM PT.

Microsoft Corporation Notice of Construction application

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The Microsoft Corporation is planning to construct a new data center at Urban Industrial Way, in East Wenatchee. The facility will include 20 3.0‐megawatt electrical (MWe) generators, powered by a Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Model C175-16 engine, and one 500-kilowatt electrical (kWe) generator, powered by a CAT Model C15 engine. These 21 generators will provide emergency backup power to the facility.

In addition to the Notice of Construction (NOC) application, Microsoft also submitted a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) checklist for review.
Ecology determined this proposal satisfies the requirements of Chapter 173-400 of the Washington Administrative Code. Ecology expects to approve this project, and the public is invited to comment. A public hearing will be held if Ecology determines there is significant public interest.

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This notice was posted on August 24, 2021.

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Comments on the NOC are due by September 23, 2021. Comments on the SEPA determination of non-significance (DNS) are due by September 7, 2021.

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