The Bureau of Land Management Seeks Feedback for Oregon Tower


The Bureau of Land Management, Prineville District Deschutes Field Office in Oregon, seeks feedback on a proposed communications tower for the Powell Butte and Alfalfa areas.The proposed site, a 150-foot monopole, will be on BLM land and private property near Powell Butte, as a provider of wireless telecommunications and first responder services in the area. It would be near the intersection of Stearns Road and SW Alfalfa Road — southeast of the Brasada Canyons Golf Course in Crook County.

The site will feature a related panel and microwave antenna, radio transmitters, radio receivers, and cables. The facility will also contain an equipment shelter, back-up emergency power generator, fuel tank, and buried utility line. 

The environmental assessment was prepared to determine the potential environmental impacts from the construction, operation, and maintenance of a wireless communications use facility located in Powell Butte, OR.

If you have comments you would like considered before the decision phase, send them to the BLM by June 30, 2023. Written comments or questions should be sent to Lisa M. Clark, Deschutes Field Office Manager at 3050 NE 3rd Street; Prineville, OR 97754, or submitted by email to: Project information can be accessed through the BLM’s ePlanning website.

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