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14CIV19-290 - In the Matter of the Application by Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC for a Permit of a Wind Energy Facility in Grant and Codington Counties


Date Filed: 08/19/19 ♦ Pending

Service List

Refer to Docket EL19-003 & EL19-027

Filed Documents:
  • 08/19/19 - Appellant's Letter regarding Notice of Appeal
  • 08/20/19 - Appellant's Notice of Appeal Certificate of Service (Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC; Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg; and PUC Patricia Van Gerpen)
  • 08/20/19 - Appellant's Notice of Appeal Certificate of Service (Codington County Auditor)
  • 08/20/19 - Appellant's Notice of Appeal Certificate of Service (Grant County Auditor)
  • 08/21/19 - Appellant's Notice of Appeal Certificate of Service (PUC Commission Counsel Karen Cremer)
  • 08/21/19 - Notice of Appearance (Amanda Reiss)
  • 08/21/19 - Notice of Appearance (Kristen Edwards)
  • 08/29/19 - Issues on Appeal
  • 08/29/19 - Request for Written Transcripts
  • 09/03/19 - Sheriff's Return (Codington County Auditor)
  • 09/04/19 - Sheriff’s Return (Grant County Auditor)
  • 09/04/19 - Notice of Appearance (Miles F. Schumacher) and Certificate of Service
  • 09/04/19 - Order Admitting Brian J. Murphy Pro Hac Vice
  • 09/04/19 - Notice of Appearance (Brian J. Murphy) and Certificate of Service
  • 09/11/19 - Motion for Extension of Time to File Briefs
  • 09/11/19 - Proposed Order Granting Motion for Extension of Time to File Briefs
  • 09/11/19 - Notice of Appearance (Mikal Hanson)
  • 09/12/19 - Order Granting Motion for Extension of Time to File Briefs
  • 09/16/19 - PUC's Letter to Codington County Clerk of Court
                        CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX  
    1.

    1/30/19

    Docket EL19-003 - Electronic Docket Filings (PUC Website)
    http://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/EL19-003.aspx

    1-9

    2. 

    1/30/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind Farm’s Application; Appendix A -Figures - Figure 1 -Project Area, Figure 2 -Public Land and Facilities, Figure 3 -Project Map, Figure 4a -Typical Wind Turbine Diagram, Figure 4b -Typical Wind Turbine Diagram, Figure 5 -Typical Turbine Construction Site Layout, Figure 6 -Environmental Constraints, Figure 7 -Constraints Map, Figure 8 -Topographic Map, Figure 9a -Surficial Geology, Figure 9b -Geology Cross Sections, Figure 10 -Bedrock Geology, Figure 11 -Soil Types, Figure 12 -Water Resources, Figure 13 -Land Use, Figure 14 -Common Sound Levels in the Environment; Appendix B – Agency Coordination Dates and Correspondence; Appendix C - DakotaSkipper and Powesheik Skipperling Survey Report; Appendix D - 2017-2018Raptor Nest Survey Report; Appendix E - Avian Use Survey Report; Appendix F - Bat Habitat Assessment Report; Appendix G – Bat Acoustic Survey Report; Appendix H - Sound Level Modeling Report (See Updated Appendices Filed on 2/27/19); Appendix I – Shadow Flicker Modeling Report  (See Updated Appendices Filed on 2/27/19); Appendix J – County Conditional Use Permits; Appendix K – Property Value Effect Studies; Appendix L- Decommissioning Plan; and Appendix M -Telecommunication Studies;

    10-960

    3. 

    1/30/19

    Pre-filed Testimonies and Exhibits; Supplemental Testimonies and Exhibits and Rebuttal Testimonies and Exhibits - https://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/EL19-003testimony.aspx

    961-964

    4. 

    1/30/19

    Pre-filed Testimony of Jay Haley

    965-976

    5. 

    1/30/19

    Pre-filed Testimony of Kimberly Wells, PH.D.

    977-993

    6. 

    1/30/19

    Pre-filed Testimony of Mark Thompson

    994-1006

    7. 

    1/30/19

    Pre-filed Testimony and Exhibits of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey

    1007-1023

    8.

    1/31/19

    Weekly Filing - https://puc.sd.gov/WeeklyFiling/2019/012419-013019.aspx

    1024

    9. 

    2/5/19

    PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests to Applicant Certificate of Service

    1025

    10. 

    2/6/19

    Notice of Application; Order for and Notice of Public Input Hearing; Notice of Opportunity to Apply for Party Status

    1026-1027

    11. 

    2/6/19

    Party Status Applications - https://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/EL19-003partystatus.aspx

    1028

    12. 

    2/6/19

    Amber Christenson's Party Status Application

    1029

    13. 

    2/6/19

    Allen Robish's Party Status Application

    1030

    14. 

    2/6/19

    Kristi Mogen's Party Status Application

    1031

    15.

    2/7/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Supplemental Figure 3a; and Supplemental Figure 3a

    1032-1055

    16. 

    2/15/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Agenda

    1056-1060

    17. 

    2/15/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Minutes

    1061-1064

    18.

    2/19/19

    PUC's Letter to SDNA regarding Notice; and Notice of Public Hearing

    1065-1067

    19. 

    2/19/19

    Crown Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1068-1069

    20. 

    2/22/19

    Order Assessing Filing Fee; Order Authorizing Executive Director to Enter Into Consulting Contacts; Order Granting Party Status (Amber Christenson, Allen Robish, and Kristi Mogen)

    1070-1071

    21. 

    2/26/19

     PUC Staff's Letter; and Paige Olson's Subpoena and Admission of Service

    1072-1074

    22. 

    2/26/19

    PUC Staff's Letter; and Tom Kirschenmann's Subpoena and Admission of Service

    1075-1077

    23. 

    2/27/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Updated Appendices for Appendix H and I; EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix H; EAPC Wind Energy's Letter; Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix I; and Certificate of Service     

    1078-1135

    24. 

    2/28/19

    Comments and Responses - https://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/el19-003comments.aspx

    1136-1139

    25. 

    2/28/19

    Comments of Derek Nelson to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Derek Nelson; Comments of Derek Nelson to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Derek Nelson Confidential (not available to the public)

    1140-1141

    Confidential
    1142-1143

    26. 

    2/28/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Additional Updated Supplements to Appendices H and I; EAPC Wind Energy’s Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix H; EAPC Wind Energy’s Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix I; and Certificate of Service

    1144-1150

    27. 

    3/1/19

    Melissa Lynch's Party Status Application

    1151

    28. 

    3/1/19

    Thomas Kirschenmann's Admission of Service

    1152

    29. 

    3/1/19

    PUC Staff's Second Set of Data Requests to Applicant Certificate of Service

    1153

    30. 

    3/12/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Supplement to Appendix B; US Fish and Wildlife Service's Letter regarding Environmental Comments; US Fish and Wildlife Service's Memo regarding Region 6 Guidance for Minimizing Effects from Power Line Projects Within the Whooping Crane Migration Corridor; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Mountain-Prairie Region's Outline for a Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy: Wind Energy Projects; 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Revised Voluntary Guidelines for
    Communication Tower Design, Siting, Construction, Operation, Retrofitting, and
    Decommissioning; and Certificate of Service

    1154-1182

    31. 

    3/18/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Second Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1183-1184

    32. 

    3/19/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Agenda

    1185-1188

    33. 

    3/19/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Minutes

    1189-1191

    34. 

    3/20/19

    Comments of Leroy Wiekamp; Comments of Margaret Korbel; Additional Comments of Margaret Korbel; Additional Comments of Margaret Korbel; Comments of Leroy Wiekamp Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Margaret Korbel Confidential (not available to the public); Additional Comments of Margaret Korbel Confidential (not available to the public); and Additional Comments of Margaret Korbel Confidential (not available to the public)

    1192-1195

    Confidential
    1196-1199

    35. 

    3/20/19

    Public Input Hearing - Party Status Application; Energy Conversion & Electric Transmission Facilities Siting Info Guide; Sign In Sheets; Presentation; Comments of Bill Street; Comments of Wayne Borgheiinck and Attachment; Comments of Allen Robish and Attachment; Comments of Linda Lindgren; Comments of Timothy Lindgren; Comments of Jim Nichols; Comments of Amber Christenson; Comments of Patrick Lynch; Comments of Kristi Mogen; Additional Comments of Kristi Mogen; Attachment;  Comments of Bill Street Confidential (not available to the public);Allen Robish’s Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Linda Lindgren Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Timothy Lindgren Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Jim Nichols Confidential (not available to the public);
    Comments of Amber Christenson Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Patrick Lynch Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Kristi Mogen Confidential (not available to the public); Additional Comments of Kristi Mogen Confidential (not available to the public) and Attachment Confidential (not available to the public

    1200-1277

    Confidential
    1278-1321

    1321a-1321cw

    36. 

    3/21/19

    Order Granting Party Status (Melissa Lynch)

    1322

    37. 

    3/22/19

    Order Admitting Brian J. Murphy Pro Hac Vice; and Certificate of Service

    1323-1325

    38. 

    3/22/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Supplements Appendices Attachment 1-11 and 1-12 Certificate of Service

    1326-1327

    39. 

    3/25/19

    Patrick Lynch's Party Status Application

    1328

    40. 

    3/25/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Amber Christenson and Kristi Mogen's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1329-1330

    41. 

    3/25/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Second Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1331-1332

    42. 

    3/25/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Amber Christenson and Kristi Mogen's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1333-1334

    43. 

    3/26/19

    PUC Staff's Motion for Procedural Schedule; and Certificate of Service

    1335-1339

    44. 

    3/27/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to the Motion for Procedural Schedule; and Certificate of Service

    1340-1342

    45. 

    3/27/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Presentation from Public Input Hearing; Certificate of Service

    1343-1365

    46. 

    3/28/19

    PUC Staff's Affidavit of Publication - Grant County Review (February 20 & March 13); South Shore Gazette (February 21 & March 14); and The Watertown Public Opinion (February 20 & March 13)

    1366-1370

    47. 

    3/28/19

    Intervenors Response to Crowned Ridge Wind LLC Response to the Motion for Procedural Schedule; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter to Patricia Van Gerpen Dated February 27, 2019; Email Correspondence; and Certificate of Service

    1371-1384

    48. 

    4/1/19

    Comments of Jerry and Nichole Bury; Comments of Isaac Orr; Comments of Jerry and Nichole Bury Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Isaac Orr Confidential (not available to the public)

    1385-1390

    Confidential
    1391-1396

    49. 

    4/2/19

    Commissioner Hanson's Response to Jerry and Nichole Bury; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Isaac Orr; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Jerry and Nichole Bury Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Hanson's Response to Isaac Orr Confidential (not available to the public)

    1397-1398

    Confidential
    1399-1400

    50. 

    4/2/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Affidavit of Publications; Grant County Review (February 13 & 20); South Shore Gazette (February 14 & 21); and The Watertown Public Opinion (February 13 & 20); Affidavit of Landowner Mailings; Exhibit A - Outside Boundary List Confidential (not available to the public); Exhibit A -Inside Boundary List Confidential (not available to the public); Landowner Letter with Attachments; Certificate of Service (Confidential Exhibits A); and Certificate of Service (Affidavit of Landowner Mailings and Affidavit of Publications)

    1401-1408

    Confidential
    1409-1425

    1426-1433

    51. 

    4/2/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Agenda

    1434-1435

    52. 

    4/2/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Minutes

    1436-1437

    53. 

    4/2/19

    Transcript of April 2, 2019, Commission Meeting

    1438-1460

    54. 

    4/3/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Information on the Allocation of Tax Revenues

    1461-1462

    55. 

    4/5/19

    Order Granting Party Status; Order Establishing Procedural Schedule (Patrick Lynch)

    1463-1464

    56. 

    4/8/19

    PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests to Intervenor Certificate of Service

    1465

    57. 

    4/8/19

    PUC Staff's Third Set of Data Requests to Applicant, Attachment to DR3-3 Certificate of Service

    1466

    58. 

    4/9/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Supplemental Testimony; and   Supplemental Testimony of Mark Thompson

    1467-1473

    59. 

    4/9/19

    Supplemental Testimony of Jay Haley; Exhibit 1 -Supplemental Material That Updates Sound Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status; Exhibit 2 - Tables: Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Receptor ID; Exhibit 3 -Supplemental Material That Updates Shadow/Flicker Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status

    1474-1551

    60. 

    4/9/19

    Supplemental Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey

    1552-1562

    61. 

    4/9/19

    Supplemental Testimony of Christopher Ollson; Exhibit 1 -Christopher Ollson Curriculum Vitae; Exhibit 2 - “Health Effects and Wind Turbines: A Review of the Literature,” Knopper& Ollson; Exhibit 3 - “Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Self-Reported and Objective Measures ofSleep,” Michaud et al.; Exhibit 4 - “Impact of Wind Turbine Sound on Annoyance, Self-Reported Sleep Disturbance and Psychological Distress,” Bakker et al. ; Exhibit 5 - “Before-After Field Study of Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Polysomnographic Sleep Parameters,” Jalai et al.; Exhibit 6 - “Health-based Audible Noise Guidelines Account for Infrasound and Low-Frequency Noise Produced by Wind Turbines,” Berger et al.; Exhibit 7 - “Measurement and Level of Infrasound From Wind Farms and Other Sources,” Turnbull et al.; Exhibit 8 - “Wind Turbines and Health, A Critical Review of the Scientific Literature,” McCunney et al.; Exhibit 9 - “Low-frequency Noise Including Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources,” Baden-Wurttenberg; Exhibit 10 - “Wind Turbines and Human Health,” Knopper et al.; Exhibit 11 - “Exposure to Wind Turbine Noise: Perceptual Responses and Reported Health Effects,” Michaud et al.; Exhibit 12 - “Estimating Annoyance to Calculated Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker is Improved When Variables Associated with Wind Turbine Noise Exposure are Considered,” Voicescu et al.; Exhibit 13 - “Notes on the Identification and Evaluation of Optical Emissions from Wind Turbines,” (in German) Landerausschuss fur Immissionsschutz; Exhibit 14 - “Wind Turbines and Photosensitive Epilepsy,” Epilepsy Society; Exhibit 15 - “Wind Turbines, Flicker, and Photosensitive Epilepsy: Characterizing the Flashing That May Precipitate Seizures and Optimizing Guidelines to Prevent Them,” Harding et al.; Exhibit 16 - “Potential of Wind Turbines to Elicit Seizures Under Various Meteorological Conditions,” Smedley et al.; Exhibit 17 - “Update of UK Shadow Flicker Evidence Base,” Department of Energy and Climate Change; and Certificate of Service

    1563-1924

    62. 

    4/10/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Supplemental Testimony; Direct Testimony of Kimberly Wells, Ph.D. Adopted by Sarah Sappington; and Certificate of Service

    1925-1944

    63. 

    4/16/19

    David Ganje's Letter; Notice for Appearance (David Ganje for Mr. Allen Robish, Ms. Amber Christenson, Ms.Kristi Mogen, Ms. Melissa Lynch and Mr. Patrick Lynch); and Certificate of Service

    1945-1947

    64. 

    4/23/19

    Intervenors' Responses to PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1948-1952

    65. 

    4/25/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Third Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1953-1954

    66. 

    4/25/19

    Applicant's Data Requests to Intervenors Certificate of Service

    1955-1956

    67. 

    4/25/19

    Intervenors' Letter and Intervenors' Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Intervenors' Brief in Support of Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Patrick Lynch's Affidavit, Exhibit A – Memorandum of Leases and Easements; and Certificate of Service

    1957-1985

    68. 

    4/25/19

    Intervenors' Responses to PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1986-1990

    69. 

    4/26/19

    Corrected Intervenors' Responses to PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1991-1995

    70. 

    4/26/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Third Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    1996

    71. 

    4/29/19

    Intervenors' Supplemental Certificate of Service for Intervenors' Motion to Deny

    1997-1998

    72. 

    4/30/19

    Order For and Notice of Motion Hearing on Less Than 10 Days' Notice

    1999-2000

    73. 

    4/30/19

    Staff's Response to Motion to Deny and Dismiss; and Certificate of Service

    2001-2006

    74. 

    4/30/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Response to Motion to Deny and Dismiss; and Certificate of Service

    2007-2022

    75. 

    5/2/19

    PUC Staff's Fourth Set of Data Requests to Applicant Certificate of Service 

    2023

    76. 

    5/6/19

    Comments of Francis Sehnert to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Francis Sehnert; Comments of Francis Sehnert to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Francis Sehnert Confidential (not available to the public)

    2024-2025

    Confidential
    2026-2027

    77. 

    5/6/19

    Intervenors' Responses to Applicant's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    2028

    78. 

    5/6/19

    Reply Brief of Intervenors in Support of Motion to Deny and Dismiss; and Certificate of Service

    2029-2051

    79. 

    5/9/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Agenda

    2052-2053

    80. 

    5/9/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Minutes

    2054

    81. 

    5/9/19

    Transcript of May 9, 2019, Ad Hoc Commission Meeting

    2055-2091

    82. 

    5/10/19

    Order Denying Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Order to Amend Application

    2092-2093

    83. 

    5/10/19

    Order For and Notice of Evidentiary Hearing

    2094-2095

    84. 

    5/10/19

    Intervenors’ Pre-filed Direct Testimony -Testimony of Allen Robish

    2096

    85. 

    5/10/19

    Affidavit of John Thompson and Correspondence; and Certificate of Service

    2097-2104

    86. 

    5/10/19

    Staff’s Pre-filed Direct Testimony - Pre-filed Direct Testimony of Paige Olson; and Exhibit_PO-1 - Resume

    2105-2117

    87. 

    5/10/19

    Pre-filed Direct Testimony of David Hessler; Exhibit_DMH-1 – Resume; and Exhibit_DMH-2 - Turbines Impacting Non-Participating Residences Noise Levels

    2118-2137

    88. 

    5/10/19

    Pre-filed Direct Testimony of Tom Kirschenmann; Exhibit_TK-1 – Resume; Exhibit_TK-2 - Effect of Wind Energy Development on Breeding Duck Densities in the Prairie Pothole Region; and Exhibit_TK-3 - Effects of Wind-Energy Facilities on Breeding Grassland Bird Distributions

    2138-2203

    89. 

    5/10/19

    Pre-Filed Direct Testimony of Darren Kearney; Exhibit_DK-1 - Resume; Exhibit_DK-2 - Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC’s Responses to Staff Data Requests; Exhibit_DK-2 - Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC’s Responses to Staff Data Requests Confidential (not available to the public); Exhibit_DK-3 - Intervenors’ Responses to Staff Data Requests; Exhibit_DK-4 - South Dakota Department of Health Letter ; Exhibit_DK-5 - Commission Staff Letter to SD DENR; Exhibit_DK-6 - SD DENR Response Letter to Commission Staff;  Exhibit_DK-7 - Map of Crowned Ridge and Dakota Range Wind Turbines; Exhibit_DK-8 - Intervenors’ Recommended Permit Conditions; and Certificate of Service

    2204-2856

    Confidential
    2857-3482

    3483-3505

    90. 

    5/13/19

    Intervenors' Data Requests (First Set) to Applicant Certificate of Service

    3506-3507

    91. 

    5/13/19

    PUC Staff's Fifth Set of Data Requests to Applicant Certificate of Service

    3508

    92. 

    5/14/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Allocation of Tax Revenues; and Certificate of Service

    3509-3512

    93. 

    5/15/19

    Intervenors' Data Requests (Third Set) to Applicant Certificate of Service

    3513-3514

    94.

     

    5/15/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Amendment to the Application; Amendment to the Application Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC; and Certificate of Service

    3515-3520

    95. 

    5/16/19

    Comments of Linda and Tim Lindgren; and Comments of Linda and Tim Lindgren Confidential (not available to the public)

    3521

    Confidential
    3522

    96. 

    5/17/19

    Intervenors' Second Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Brief of Intervenors in Support of Second Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Patrick Lynch's Affidavit; and Certificate of Service

    3523-3555

    97. 

    5/17/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Kimberly Wells

    3556

    98. 

    5/20/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's First Set of Data Requests to PUC Staff Certificate of Service

    3557

    99. 

    5/20/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Fourth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3558-3559

    100. 

    5/22/19

    Order For and Notice of Motion Hearing

    3560-3561

    101. 

    5/22/19

    Intervenors' Data Requests (Fourth Set) to Applicant Certificate of Service

    3562-3563

    102. 

    5/22/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Supplemental Responses to PUC Staff's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3564-3565

    103. 

    5/23/19

    Intervenors' Notice of Transmittal; and Certificate of Service

    3566-3573

    104. 

    5/23/19

    PUC Staff's Responses to Applicant's First Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3574

    105. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Confidential Fifth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3575-3576

    106. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Non-Confidential Fifth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3577

    107. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Intervenor's Second Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3578-3580

    108. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Intervenor's Third Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    3581-3583

    109. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Response to Intervenors Second Motion to Deny and Dismiss; Affidavit of Tyler Wilhelm (See Attachments to the Affidavit below); and Certificate of Service

    3584-3597

    110. 

    5/23/19

    PUC Staff's Request for Exception to Procedural Schedule; and Certificate of Service

    3598-3600

    111. 

    5/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Revised Maps; Revised Figure 2 - Public Land and Facilities; Revised Figure 3 – Project Map; Revised Figure 3a – Project Map; Revised Figure 6 – Environmental Constraints; Revised Figure 7 – Constraints Map; Revised Figure 8 – Topographic Map; Revised Figure 9a – Surficial Geology; Revised Figure 9b – Geology Cross Sections; Revised Figure 10 – Bedrock Geology; Revised Figure 11 – Soil Types;  Revised Figure 12 – Water Resources; Revised Figure 13 – Land Use; and Certificate of Service

    3601-3687

    112. 

    5/23/19

    Attachments for Tyler Wilhelm's Affidavit filed earlier - Attachment 1 - Cattle Ridge Wind Farm Land Status Map; Attachment 2 – Email Correspondence Between Cheryl Thompson and Russel Lloyd; Attachment 3 – Email Correspondence Between James Thompson and Tyler Wilhelm; and Certificate of Service

    3688-3697

    113. 

    5/24/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind LLC’s Rebuttal Testimony of Mark Thompson; Exhibit_MT-R-1 - GE Power and Water - Original - Technical Documentation Wind Turbine Generator Systems 1&2MW Platform - 50/60 Hz Confidential (not available to the public); Exhibit_MT-R-2 - Applicant's Response to Staff Data Request 5-2; Exhibit_MT-R-3 - GE Recommendation "Setback Consideration Generic xxHz EN r04"; Certificate of Service for Non-Confidential; and Certificate of Service for Confidential

    3698-3708

    Confidential
    3709-3715

    3716-3727

    114. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Chris Ollson; Exhibit_CO-R-1 - Noise Annoyance in Canada; Exhibit_CO-R-2 - The UK National Noise Attitude Survey 1999/2000 - Noise Forum Conference 20 May 2002; Exhibit_CO-R-3 - The Association Between Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Health and Aggregate Annoyance Scores Toward Wind Turbine Installations; Exhibit_CO-R-4 - An Assessment of Quality of Life Using the WHOQOL-BREF Among Participants Living in the Vicinity of Wind Turbines; Exhibit_CO-R-5 - The Effects of Environmental and Classroom Noise on the Academic Attainments of Primary School Children; Exhibit_CO-R-6 - Low-frequency Noise Incl. Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources; Exhibit_CO-R-7 - The Pattern of Complaints about Australian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, ‘Communicated Disease’ Hypothesis; and Certificate of Service

    3728-3917

    115. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Andrew Baker; Exhibit_AB-R-1 – Qualifications; Exhibit_AB-R-2 - Valbridge Property Advisors - Value Impact Study Report; Exhibit_AB-R-3 - The Windy City: Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines in an Urban Setting; and Certificate of Service

    3918-4131

    116. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Dr. Robert McCunney; Exhibit_RM-R-1 - Curriculum Vitae; Exhibit_RM-R-2 - Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma; Exhibit_RM-R-3 - The Scope for Biased Recall of Risk-Factor Exposure in Case-Control Studies: Evidence from a Cohort Study of Scottish Men; Exhibit_RM-R-4 - The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes; Exhibit_RM-R-5 - Nocebo Effect of Informed Consent in lnterventional Procedures; Exhibit_RM-R-6 - The Nocebo Effect in the Context of Statin Intolerance; Exhibit_RM-R-7 - Fright Factors About Wind Turbines and Health in Ontario Newspapers Before and After the Green Energy Act; Exhibit_RM-R-8 - The Pattern of Complaints about Australian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, 'Communicated Disease' Hypothesis; Exhibit_RM-R-9 - Can Road Traffic Mask Sound from Wind Turbines? Response to Wind Turbine Sound at Different Levels of Road Traffic Sound; and Certificate of Service

    4132-4369

    117. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Richard Lampeter; Exhibit_RL-R-1 - Curriculum Vitae; Exhibit_RL-R-2 - Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of Independent Expert Panel - January 2012; Exhibit_RL-R-3 - Assessing Sound Emissions From Proposed Wind Farms & Measuring the Performance of Completed Projects; Exhibit_RL-R-4 - Noise Control Engineering Journal - March-April 2011; and Certificate of Service

    4370-4655

    118. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Sarah Sappington; Exhibit_SS-R-1 – Maps; and Certificate of Service

    4656-4700

    119. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Jay Haley; Exhibit_JH-R-3 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level Realistic; Exhibit_JH-R-4 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level (16 Turbines Removed); Exhibit_JH-R-5 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Receptor ID Realistic; and Certificate of Service

    4701-4747

    120. 

    5/24/19

    Rebuttal Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; Exhibit_TW-SM-R-1 - Letter From Dennis Schmeling; Exhibit_TW-SM-R-2 - Updated Maps; and Certificate of Service

    4748-4818

    121. 

    5/24/19

    Attachment 4 - Email Correspondence Between John Thompson and Russell Lloyd (for Tyler Wilhelm's Affidavit filed earlier); and Certificate of Service

    4819-4824

    122. 

    5/24/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Supplemental Responses to PUC Staff's Data Request 2-41 Certificate of Service

    4825-4827

    123. 

    5/28/19

    Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Mike Simon; Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Hanson; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Mike Simon; Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Fiegen; Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Mike Simon; Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Mike Simon Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Hanson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Mike Simon Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Mike Simon to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Mike Simon Confidential (not available to the public)

    4828-4834

    Confidential
    4835-4841

    124. 

    5/28/19

    Reply Brief of Intervenors to Second Motion and Motion to Take Judicial Notice; and Certificate of Service

    4842-4863

    125. 

    5/28/19

    Intervenors' Data Requests (Fifth Set) to Applicant Certificate of Service

    4864-4865

    126. 

    5/28/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's for Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey's
    Rebuttal Testimony Exhibits 1 and 2 Amended Certificate of Service

    4866-4867

    127. 

    5/28/19

    Rebuttal Testimony Exhibits 1 & 2 for Jay Haley - Exhibit_JH-R-1 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Shadow Flicker Iso-Lines Overview Map; Certificate of Service; Exhibit_JH-R-2 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Sound Pressure Iso-Lines Overview Map; Certificate of Service (see 5/24/19 filing);

    4868-4885

    128. 

    5/30/19

    Order For and Notice of Motion for Exception to Procedural Schedule on Less Than 10 Days' Notice

    4886-4887

    129. 

    5/30/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Intervenor's Fourth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    4888-4890

    130. 

    5/30/19

    Staff's Witness and Exhibit List; S1 - Direct Testimony of David M. Hessler with Exhibits; S1a - Staff's Responses to Applicant's First Data Request; S2 - Direct Testimony of Darren Kearney with Exhibits; S2 - Direct Testimony of Darren Kearney with Exhibits Confidential (not available to the public); S3 - Direct Testimony of Tom Kirschenmann with Exhibits; and S4 - Direct Testimony of Paige Olson with Exhibits

    4891-5590

    Confidential
    5591-6265

    6266-6344

    131. 

    5/31/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Amended Responses to Intervenor's Fourth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    6345-6347

    132.

    5/31/19

    Intervenors' Letter regarding List of Exhibits; I1 - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - A Cooperative Measurement Survey and Analysis of Low Frequency and Infrasound at the Shirley Wind Farm in Brown County, Wisconsin; I2 - NARUC - 2011 - Assessing Sound Emissions from Proposed Wind Farms & Measuring the Performance of Completed Projects; I3- Paul Schomer, and Pranav Krishna Pamidighantam - A Possible Criterion for Wind Farms; I4 - Research Gate - Health Effects From Wind Turbine Low Frequency Noise & Infrasound: Do Wind Turbines Make People Sick? That is the Issue; and I5 - David M. Hessler and George F. Hessler Jr. - Recommended Noise Level Design Goals and Limits at Residential Receptors for Wind Turbine Developments in the United States

    6348-6505

    133. 

    6/3/19

    Pre-filed Exhibits and Witness Lists for Evidentiary Hearing - https://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/EL19-003exhibits.aspx

    6506-6512

    134. 

    6/3/19

    Intervenors’ Pre-Filed Exhibits - I6 - Partial Transcript of the Evidentiary Hearing of EL18-026; and I7 - Canons of Ethics for the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA

    6513-6535

    135. 

    6/3/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Witness and Exhibit List; Witness and Exhibit List; and Certificate of Service

    6536-6546

    136. 

    6/3/19

    Comments of Dennis Thyen; Attachment; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Dennis Thyen; Comments of Dennis Thyen Confidential (not available to the public); Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Dennis Thyen Confidential (not available to the public)

    6547-6550

    Confidential
    6551-6554

    137. 

    6/4/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to Intervenor's Fifth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    6555-6557

    138. 

    6/4/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Sixth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    6558-6559

    139. 

    6/4/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Responses to PUC Staff's Sixth Set of Data Requests (redacted)Certificate of Service

    6560

    140. 

    6/5/19

    Intervenors' Exhibit and Witness List; I8 - Night Time Noise Guidelines 2009 (WHO); I9a -Ollson 2014 Suncor Statement; I9b -Ollson 2014 Suncor Statement; I10 -Oil Son 2014 Presentation; I11 -Thyen Exhibit A Memorandum 2007; I12 - Thyen Exhibit B Release Letter 2012; I13 - Thyen Exhibit C Sound Map 2019.5.24; I14 -IAIA Assessment; I15a - DR to Intervenors 4-1; I15b - Jay Haley Resume; I16 -SD License Search Mr. Haley; I17a -ND License Search Mr. Haley; I17b -ND License Search Mr. Haley; I18 -MN License Search Mr. Haley; I19 -MN license affidavit Mr. Haley; I20 -Mr. Haley Cover letter App H 1/22/19; I21 -Mr. Haley Cover letter App I 1/22/19; I22 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Updated Appendices Sound A-D 2/19/19; I23 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Updated Appendices Flicker A-0 2/19/19; I24 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Landowner Participation Sound 2/26/19; I25 - Mr. Haley Cover letter Landowner Participation Flicker 2/26/19; I26 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Additional Structures Sound Ex 1 2/19/19; I27 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Additional Structures Flicker Ex 3 2/19/19; and Certificate of Service

    6561-6943

    141. 

    6/5/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Pre-filed Exhibits; A1 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm's Application; A1-A -Appendix A – Figures; Figure 1 -   Project Area; Figure 2 - Public Land and Facilities; Figure 3 - Project Map; Figure  4a - TypicA1  Wind Turbine Diagram; Figure 4b -TypicA1 Wind  Turbine Diagram; Figure 5 - TypicA1 Turbine Construction Site Layout; Figure 6 - EnvironmentA1 Constraints; Figure 7 - Constraints Map; Figure 8 - Topographic Map; Figure 9a - SurficiA1 Geology; Figure 9b - Geology Cross Sections; Figure 10  -  Bedrock  Geology Figure 11 - Soil Types; Figure 12 - Water Resources; Figure 13 - Land Use; and Figure 14 - Common Sound Levels in the Environment;  A1-B - Appendix B - Agency Coordination Dates and Correspondence; A1-C - Appendix C - Dakota Skipper and Powesheik Skipperling Survey Report; A1-D - Appendix D - 2017-2018 Raptor Nest Survey Report; A1-E - Appendix E - Avian Use Survey Report; A1-F - Appendix F - Bat Habitat Assessment Report; A1-G - Appendix G - Bat Acoustic Survey Report; A1-H - Appendix H - Sound Level Modeling Report; A1-I - Appendix I - Shadow Flicker Modeling Report; A1-J - Appendix J - County Conditional Use Permits; A1-K - Appendix K - Property Value Effect Studies; A1-L - Appendix L - Decommissioning Plan; A1-M - Appendix M - Telecommunication Studies; A2 - Pre-filed Testimony of Jay Haley; A3 - Pre-filed Testimony of Kimberly Wells, PH.D.; A4 - Pre-filed Testimony of Mark Thompson; A5 - Pre-filed Testimony and Exhibits of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; A6 - Supplemental Figure 3a; A7 - Responses to PUC Staffs First Set of Data Requests; A7-1 - Attachment to DR 1-1; A7-2 - Attachment 2 to DR 1-7 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-3 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-13 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-4 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-7 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-5 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-9 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-6 - Attachment to DR 1-10; A8 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix H; A9 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix I; A10 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix H; A11 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix I; A12 - US Fish and- Wildlife Service's Letter regarding Environmental Comments; A13 - US Fish and Wildlife Service's Memo regarding Region 6 guidance for Minimizing Effects from Power Line Projects within the Whooping Crane Migration Corridor; A14 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Mountain-Prairie Region’s Outline for a Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy: Wind Energy Projects; A15 - 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Revised Voluntary guidelines for Communication Tower Design, Siting, Construction, Operation, Retrofitting, and Decommissioning; A16 - Responses to PUC Staffs Second Set of Data Requests; A16-1 - Attachment 1 to 2-30 Confidential (not available to the public); A16-2 - Attachment 1 to 2-15; A16-3 - Attachment 1 to 2-8; A16-4 - Attachment 1 to 2-13; A17 - Supplement to 1-11; Appendixes A, B & D; A18 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendixes B & D; A19 - Responses to PUC Staffs Second Set of Data Requests; A20 - Responses to Amber Christenson and Kristi Mogen’s First Set of Data Requests; A20-1 - Attachment 1 to 1-6; A20-2 - Attachment 1 to 1-8; A20-3 - Attachment 1 to 1-9; A20-4 - Attachment 1 to 1-10; A20-5 - Attachment 1 to 1-11; A20-6 - Attachment 1 to 1-12; A20-7 - Attachment 1 to 1-13; A20-8 - Attachment 1 to 1-17; A20-9 Attachment 1 to 1-18; A20-10 - Attachment 1 to 1-20; A20-11 - Attachment 1 to 1-22; A20-12 - Attachment 1 to 1-23; A20-13 - Attachment 1 to 1-46; A20-14 - Attachment 1 to 1-152- Applicant’s Responses to Staff; A20-15 - Attachment 1 to 2-8; A20-16 - Attachment 1 to 2-13; A20-17 - Attachment 1 to 2-15; A20-18 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendix E; A20-19 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendix F; A20-20 - Supplement to 1-12 ; Appendix H; A21 - Supplemental Testimony of Mark Thompson; A22 - Supplemental Testimony of Jay Haley; A22-1 - Exhibit 1 - Supplemental Material That Updates Sound Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status; A22-2 - Exhibit 2 - Tables: Crown cd Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Receptor ID; A22-3 - Exhibit 3 - Supplemental Material That Updates Shadow/Flicker Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status; A23 - Supplemental Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; A24 - Supplemental Testimony of Christopher Ollson; A24-1 - Exhibit 1 - Christopher Ollson Curriculum Vitae; A24-2 - Exhibit 2 - "Health Effects and Wind Turbines: A Review of the Literature," Knopper & Ollson; A24-3 - Exhibit 3 - "Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Sleep,” Michaud et al.; A24-4 - Exhibit 4 - "Impact of Wind Turbine Sound on Annoyance, Self-Reported Sleep Disturbance and Psychological Distress," Bakker et al.; A24-5 - Exhibit 5 - "Before-After Field Study of Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Polysomnographic Sleep Parameters," Jalai et al.; A24-6 - Exhibit 6 - "Health-based Audible Noise Guidelines Account for Infrasound and Low-Frequency Noise Produced by Wind Turbines," Berger et al.; A24-7 - Exhibit 7 - "Measurement and Level of Infrasound From Wind Farms and Other Sources," Turnbull et al.; A24-8 - Exhibit 8 - "Wind Turbines and Health, A Critical Review of the Scientific Literature," McCunney et al.; A24-9 - Exhibit 9 - "Low-frequency Noise Including Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources," Baden-Wurttenberg; A24-10 - Exhibit 10 - "Wind Turbines and Human Health," Knopper et al.; A24-11 - Exhibit 11 - "Exposure to Wind Turbine Noise: Perceptual Responses and Reported Health Effects,” Michaud et al.; A24-12 - Exhibit 12 - "Estimating Annoyance to Calculated Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker is Improved When Variables Associated with Wind Turbine Noise Exposure are Considered,”·Voiccscu et al.; A24-13 - Exhibit 13 - "Notes on the Identification and Evaluation of Optical Emissions from Wind Turbines," (in German) Landerausschuss fur Immissionsschutz; A24-13A - Exhibit 13 - "Notes on the Identification and Evaluation of Optical Emissions from Wind Turbines," (in English); A24-14 - Exhibit 14 - "Wind Turbines and Photosensitive Epilepsy," Epilepsy Society; A24-15 - Exhibit 15 -·"Wind Turbines Flicker, and Photosensitive Epilepsy: Characterizing the Flashing That May Precipitate Seizures and Optimizing Guidelines to Prevent Them. " Harding et al.; A24-16 - Exhibit 16 - "Potential of Wind Turbines to Elicit Seizures Under Various Meteorological Conditions," Smedley et al.; A24-17 - Exhibit 17 - "Update of UK Shadow Flicker Evidence Base," Department of Energy and Climate Change; A25 - Direct Testimony of Kimberly Wells, Ph.D. Adopted by Sarah Sappington; A26 - Responses to PUC Staff s Third Set of Data Requests; A26-1 - Attachment 1 to 3-2 Confidential (not available to the public); A26-2 - Attachment 1 to 3-5; A26-3 - Attachment 1 to 3-10; A27 - Responses to PUC Staff s Fourth Set of-Data Requests; A28 - Letter regarding Allocation of Tax Revenues; A29 - Amendment to the Application Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC; A30 - Letter regarding Kimberly Wells; A31 - Supplemental Responses to PUC Staffs First Set of Data Requests; A31-1 - Attachment - Notice of Entry of Findings of Fact; A32 - Responses to PUC Staff s Fifth Set of Data Requests; A32-1 - Attachment1 Staff 5-1 Confidential (not available to the public); A32-2 - Attachment 1 - Figure 3; A33 - Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Third Set; A34 - Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Second Set; A35 - PUC Letter Forward Updated Maps; A35-1 - Revised Figure 2 - Public Land and Facilities; A35-2 - Revised Figure 3 - Project Map; A35-3 - Revised Figure 3a - Project Map; A35-4 - Revised Figure 6 - Environmental Constraints; A35-5 - Revised Figure 7 - Constraints Map; A35-6 - Revised Figure 8 - Topographic·Map; A35-7 - Revised Figure 9a - Surficial Geology; A35-8 - Revised Figure 9b - Geology Cross Sections; A35-9 - Revised Figure 10 - Bedrock Geology; A35-10 - Revised Figure 11 - Soil Types; A35-11 - Revised Figure 12 - Water Resources; A35-12 - Revised Figure 13 - Land Use; A36 - Supplemental Responses to PUC Staffs Data Request 2-41; A37 - Rebuttal Testimony of Mark Thompson; A37-1 - GE Power and  Water - Original - Technical Documentation Wind Turbine Generator  Systems 1 & 2MW Platform - 50/60 Hz A37-2 Confidential (not available to the public); A37-2 - Applicant's Response to Staff Data Request 5-2; A37-3 - GE Recommendation "Setback Consideration  Generic xxHz EN r04"; A38 - Rebuttal Testimony of Chris Ollson; A38-1 - Noise Annoyance in Canada; A38-2 - The UK National Noise Attitude Survey 1999/2000 - Noise Forum Conference 20 May 2002; A38-3 - The Association Between Self­Reported and Objective Measures of Health and Aggregate Annoyance Scores Toward Wind Turbine Installations; A38-4 - An Assessment of Quality of Life Using the WHOQOL-BREF Among Participants Living in the Vicinity of Wind Turbines; A38-5 - The Effects of Environment and Classroom Noise on the Academic Attainments of Primary School Children; A38-6 - Low-frequency Noise Incl. Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources; A38-7 - The Pattern of Complaints about Australian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, ‘Communicated Disease’ Hypothesis; A39 - Rebuttal Testimony of Andrew Baker; A39-1 - Qualifications; A39-2 - Valbridge Property Advisors - Value Impact Study Report; A39-3 - The Windy City: Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines in an Urban Setting; A40 - Rebuttal Testimony of Dr. Robert McCunney; A40-1 - Curriculum Vitae; A40-2 - Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma; A40-3 - The Scope for Biased Recall of Risk-Factor Exposure in Case-Control Studies: Evidence from a Cohort Study of Scottish Men; A40-4 - The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes; A40-5 - Nocebo Effect of Informed Consent in Interventional Procedures; A40-6 - The Nocebo Effect in the Context of Statin Intolerance; A40-7 - Fright Factors About Wind Turbines and Health in Ontario Newspapers Before and After the Green Energy Act; A40-8 - The Pattern of Complaints about AustrA1ian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, ‘Communicated Disease’ Hypothesis; A40-9 - Can Road Traffic Mask Sound from Wind Turbines? Response to Wind Turbine Sound at Different Levels of Road Traffic Sound; A41 - Rebuttal Testimony of Richard Lampeter; A41-1 - Curriculum Vitae; A41-2 - Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of Independent Expert Panel - January 2012; A41-3 - Assessing Sound Emissions From Proposed Wind Farms & Measuring the Performance or Completed Projects; A41-4 - Noise Control Engineering Journal - March-April 2011; A42 - Rebuttal Testimony Sarah Sappington; A42-1 - Maps; A43 - Rebuttal Testimony  of Jay Haley; A43-1 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Shadow Flicker Iso—Lines Overview Map; A43-2 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Sound Pressure Iso-Lines Overview Map; A43-3 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level Realistic; A43-4 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level (16 Turbines Removed); A43-5 Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sored by Receptor ID Realistic; A44 - Rebuttal Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; A44-1 - Letter from Dennis Schmeling; A44-2 - Updated Maps; A45 -Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Fifth Set of Data Requests to Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC;  A45-1 - Attachment 1 to 5-2;  A45-2 - Attachment 1 to 5-5;  A45-3 - Attachment 1 to 5-7;  A45-4 - Attachment 1 to 5-12;  A46 - Applicant's Responses to Staffs Sixth Set of Data Requests
    to Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC Confidential (not available to the public); A46-1 - Attachment 1 to 6-1; A46-2 - Attachment 1 to 6-2; and Certificate of Service

     

    6944-8044

    Confidential
    8045-8212

    8213-8556

    Confidential
    8557-8563

    8564-9961

    Confidential
    9962-9996

    9997-10049

    Confidential
    10050-10113

    10114-10217

    Confidential
    10218-10281

    10282-11373

    Confidential
    11374-11377

    11378-11404

    142. 

    6/5/19

    PUC Staff's Letter regarding Applicant’s Response to Staff’s Sixth Data Request; Attachment A - Applicant’s Response to Staff’s Sixth Data Request (6-4, 6-5, 6-6 and 6-7)

    11405-11407

    143. 

    6/6/19

    Comments of Brittany Renee Jacobson; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Brittany Renee Jacobson; Comments of Arvid J. Swanson; Comments of Brittany Renee Jacobson Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Hanson's Response to Brittany Renee Jacobson Confidential (not available to the public)

    11408-11419

    Confidential
    11420-11422

    144. 

    6/6/19

    Staff’s Pre-Filed Exhibits - S5 - Additional Staff Data Requests

    11423-11475

    145. 

    6/6/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC’s Pre-filed Exhibits - A47 - The Ohio Power Siting Board - Amended Testimony of David M. Hessler; A48 - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - David M. Hessler's Exhibit 4 - Low Frequency Noise and Infrasound From Wind Turbines, Noise Control Engineering Journal; A49 - PSC Docket No. 2535-CE-100 - Ex.-Clean Wisconsin - Hessler- 4 Low Frequency Noise and Infrasound From Wind Turbines, Noise Control Engineering Journal; A50 - Transcript of Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - October 10, 2012, Docket N. 2535-CE-100; and A51 - Minnesota Regulation on Sound - 7030.0050 Noise Area Classification and 7030.0040 Noise Standards

    11476-11927

    146. 

    6/6/19

    Evidentiary Hearing – Transcript (Staff witness David Hessler)

    11928-12059

    147. 

    6/6/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Agenda

    12060-12061

    148. 

    6/6/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Minutes

    12062

    149. 

    6/7/19

    Staff’s Pre-Filed Exhibits - S5 - Additional Staff Data Requests Confidential (not available to the public); S6 - Supplemental Responses to Staff Data Request 6

    Confidential
    12063-12178

    12179

    150. 

    6/7/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Pre-filed Exhibits - A52 - Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibit A53 - Final Land Status Map; A53 - Final Land Status Map; and Certificate of Service

    12180-12185

    151. 

    6/7/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Supplemental Responses to PUC Staff's Sixth Set of Data Requests Certificate of Service

    12186-12188

    152. 

    6/10/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibit A54 - Replacement Final Land Status Map; A54 - Replacement Final Land Status Map; and Certificate of Service

    12189-12193

    153. 

    6/11/19

    Additional Comments of Arvid J. Swanson;
    Comments of Brad Johnson, Johnson Appraisal, Inc.; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Brad Johnson, Johnson Appraisal, Inc.; Comments of Gregg C. Hubner; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Gregg C. Hubner; Comments of Gregg C Hubner Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Hanson's Response to Gregg C. Hubner Confidential (not available to the public)

    12194-12202

    Confidential
    12203-12204

    154. 

    6/11/19

    Staff’s Pre-Filed Exhibits - S7 - Staff's Proposed Lek Monitoring Condition; and Certificate of Service

    12205

    155. 

    6/11/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibit A55 - Proposed Turbine Drops and Moves; A55 - Proposed Turbine Drops and Moves; Certificate of Service; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibits A55, A56, A57, A58, A59, A60 and A61; Exhibit A56 - Appendix D Sound ISO-Lines Map Book Hessler; Exhibit A57 - Appendix C-3 Sound Results Table Rev 6; Exhibit A58 - Final Land Status and Hessler 7 on Intervenors; Exhibit A59 - Final Land Status and Hessler 7 Turbine Moves; Exhibit A60 - Hessler 7 on Hessler Identified Non Participants; Exhibit A61 - Joint Stipulation of Agreed to Conditions Between Crowned Ridge and PUC Staff; and Certificate of Service

    12206-12244

    156. 

    6/11/19

    Motion Hearing Transcript

    12245-12252

    157. 

    6/11/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Sign In Sheets; and Transcript

    12253-12504

    158. 

    6/12/19

    Additional Comments of Arvid J. Swanson; Comments of George L. and Ruby Holborn; Attachment; Commissioner Hanson's Response to George L. and Ruby Holborn; Comments of George L. and Ruby Holborn Confidential (not available to the public); Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Hanson's Response to George L. and Ruby Holborn Confidential (not available to the public)

    12505-12513

    Confidential
    12514-12518

    159. 

    6/12/19

    Order For and Notice of Motion for Exception to Procedural Schedule on Less Than 10 Days' Notice

    12519-12520

    160. 

    6/12/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Sign In Sheets; and Transcript

    12521-12823

    161. 

    6/12/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Exhibits - https://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/Electric/2019/EL19-003evidentiaryexhibits.aspx

    12824-12829

     162.

    6/12/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibits A62 and A63; Exhibit A62 - FAA Pending Turbine Locations; Exhibit A63 - Amended Condition 26 (Sound Level); Certificate of Service; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibits A64 and A65 ; Exhibit A64 - Granquist Option Confidential (not available to the public); Exhibit A65 - Papio Valley Land Confidential (not available to the public); Confidential Certificate of Service; Non-Confidential Certificate of Service; Exhibit A66 - Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Extreme Cold Weather Package; Certificate of Service; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibits A67 and A68; Exhibit A67 - Appendix C-1 Shadow Results Table Rev5;  Exhibit A68 - Appendix C-2 Shadow Results Table Rev5; Certificate of Service; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Exhibit A69; Exhibit A69 - Insurance Confidential (not available to the public); Confidential Certificate of Service; Non-Confidential Certificate of Service

    12830-12837

    Confidential
    12838-12874

    12875-12893

    Confidential
    12894

    12895-12897

    163. 

    6/12/19

    Intervenors' Brief

    12898-12911

    164. 

    6/12/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Exhibits – Crowned Ridge Wind LLC - A1 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm's Application; A1-A -Appendix A – Figures; Figure 1 -   Project Area; Figure 2 - Public Land and Facilities; Figure 3 - Project Map; Figure  4a - TypicA1  Wind Turbine Diagram; Figure 4b -TypicA1 Wind  Turbine Diagram; Figure 5 - TypicA1 Turbine Construction Site Layout; Figure 6 - EnvironmentA1 Constraints; Figure 7 - Constraints Map; Figure 8 - Topographic Map; Figure 9a - SurficiA1 Geology; Figure 9b - Geology Cross Sections; Figure 10  -  Bedrock  Geology Figure 11 - Soil Types; Figure 12 - Water Resources; Figure 13 - Land Use; and Figure 14 - Common Sound Levels in the Environment; A1-B - Appendix B - Agency Coordination Dates and Correspondence; A1-C - Appendix C - Dakota Skipper and Powesheik Skipperling Survey Report; A1-D - Appendix D - 2017-2018 Raptor Nest Survey Report; A1-E - Appendix E - Avian Use Survey Report; A1-F - Appendix F - Bat Habitat Assessment Report; A1-G - Appendix G - Bat Acoustic Survey Report; A1-H - Appendix H - Sound Level Modeling Report; A1-I - Appendix I - Shadow Flicker Modeling Report; A1-J - Appendix J - County Conditional Use Permits; A1-K - Appendix K - Property Value Effect Studies; A1-L - Appendix L - Decommissioning Plan; A1-M - Appendix M - Telecommunication Studies; A2 - Pre-filed Testimony of Jay Haley; A3 - Pre-filed Testimony of Kimberly Wells, PH.D.; A4 - Pre-filed Testimony of Mark Thompson; A5 - Pre-filed Testimony and Exhibits of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; A6 - Supplemental Figure 3a; A7 - Responses to PUC Staffs First Set of Data Requests; A7-1 - Attachment to DR 1-1; A7-2 - Attachment 2 to DR 1-7 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-3 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-13 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-4 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-7 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-5 - Attachment 1 to DR 1-9 Confidential (not available to the public); A7-6 - Attachment to DR 1-10; A8 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix H; A9 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Appendices A through D for Appendix I; A10 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix H; A11 - EAPC Wind Energy's Letter and Updated Landowner Participation Status for Appendix I; A12 - US Fish and- Wildlife Service's Letter regarding Environmental Comments; A13 - US Fish and Wildlife Service's Memo regarding Region 6 guidance for Minimizing Effects from Power Line Projects within the Whooping Crane Migration Corridor; A14 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Mountain-Prairie Region’s Outline for a Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy: Wind Energy Projects; A15 - 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Revised Voluntary guidelines for Communication Tower Design, Siting, Construction, Operation, Retrofitting, and Decommissioning; A16 - Responses to PUC Staffs Second Set of Data Requests; A16-1 - Attachment 1 to 2-30 Confidential (not available to the public); A16-2 - Attachment 1 to 2-15; A16-3 - Attachment 1 to 2-8; A16-4 - Attachment 1 to 2-13; A17 - Supplement to 1-11; Appendixes A, B & D; A18 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendixes B & D; A19 - Responses to PUC Staffs Second Set of Data Requests; A20 - Responses to Amber Christenson and Kristi Mogen’s First Set of Data Requests; A20-1 - Attachment 1 to 1-6; A20-2 - Attachment 1 to 1-8; A20-3 - Attachment 1 to 1-9; A20-4 - Attachment 1 to 1-10; A20-5 - Attachment 1 to 1-11; A20-6 - Attachment 1 to 1-12; A20-7 - Attachment 1 to 1-13; A20-8 - Attachment 1 to 1-17; A20-9 Attachment 1 to 1-18; A20-10 - Attachment 1 to 1-20; A20-11 - Attachment 1 to 1-22; A20-12 - Attachment 1 to 1-23; A20-13 - Attachment 1 to 1-46; A20-14 - Attachment 1 to 1-152- Applicant’s Responses to Staff; A20-15 - Attachment 1 to 2-8; A20-16 - Attachment 1 to 2-13; A20-17 - Attachment 1 to 2-15; A20-18 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendix E; A20-19 - Supplement to 1-12; Appendix F; A20-20 - Supplement to 1-12 ; Appendix H; A21 - Supplemental Testimony of Mark Thompson; A22 - Supplemental Testimony of Jay Haley; A22-1 - Exhibit 1 - Supplemental Material That Updates Sound Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status; A22-2 - Exhibit 2 - Tables: Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Receptor ID; A22-3 - Exhibit 3 - Supplemental Material That Updates Shadow/Flicker Study to Reflect Landowner Participation Status; A23 - Supplemental Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey;A24 - Supplemental Testimony of Christopher Ollson; A24-1 - Exhibit 1 - Christopher Ollson Curriculum Vitae; A24-2 - Exhibit 2 - "Health Effects and Wind Turbines: A Review of the Literature," Knopper & Ollson; A24-3 - Exhibit 3 - "Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Sleep,” Michaud et al.; A24-4 - Exhibit 4 - "Impact of Wind Turbine Sound on Annoyance, Self-Reported Sleep Disturbance and Psychological Distress," Bakker et al.; A24-5 - Exhibit 5 - "Before-After Field Study of Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Polysomnographic Sleep Parameters," Jalai et al.; A24-6 - Exhibit 6 - "Health-based Audible Noise Guidelines Account for Infrasound and Low-Frequency Noise Produced by Wind Turbines," Berger et al.; A24-7 - Exhibit 7 - "Measurement and Level of Infrasound From Wind Farms and Other Sources," Turnbull et al.; A24-8 - Exhibit 8 - "Wind Turbines and Health, A Critical Review of the Scientific Literature," McCunney et al.;  A24-9 - Exhibit 9 - "Low-frequency Noise Including Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources," Baden-Wurttenberg; A24-10 - Exhibit 10 - "Wind Turbines and Human Health," Knopper et al.; A24-11 - Exhibit 11 - "Exposure to Wind Turbine Noise: Perceptual Responses and Reported Health Effects,” Michaud et al.; A24-12 - Exhibit 12 - "Estimating Annoyance to Calculated Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker is Improved When Variables Associated with Wind Turbine Noise Exposure are Considered,”·Voiccscu et al.; A24-13 - Exhibit 13 - "Notes on the Identification and Evaluation of Optical Emissions from Wind Turbines," (in German) Landerausschuss fur Immissionsschutz; A24-13A - Exhibit 13 - "Notes on the Identification and Evaluation of Optical Emissions from Wind Turbines," (in English); A24-14 - Exhibit 14 - "Wind Turbines and Photosensitive Epilepsy," Epilepsy Society; A24-15 - Exhibit 15 -·"Wind Turbines Flicker, and Photosensitive Epilepsy: Characterizing the Flashing That May Precipitate Seizures and Optimizing Guidelines to Prevent Them. " Harding et al.; A24-16 - Exhibit 16 - "Potential of Wind Turbines to Elicit Seizures Under Various Meteorological Conditions," Smedley et al.; A24-17 - Exhibit 17 - "Update of UK Shadow Flicker Evidence Base," Department of Energy and Climate Change; A25 - Direct Testimony of Kimberly Wells, Ph.D. Adopted by Sarah Sappington; A26 - Responses to PUC Staff’s Third Set of Data Requests; A26-1 - Attachment 1 to 3-2 Confidential (not available to the public); A26-2 - Attachment 1 to 3-5; A26-3 - Attachment 1 to 3-10; A27 - Responses to PUC Staff s Fourth Set of-Data Requests; A28 - Letter regarding Allocation of Tax Revenues; A29 - Amendment to the Application Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC; A30 - Letter regarding Kimberly Wells; A31 - Supplemental Responses to PUC Staffs First Set of Data Requests; A31-1 - Attachment - Notice of Entry of Findings of Fact; A32 - Responses to PUC Staff s Fifth Set of Data Requests; A32-1 - Attachment1 Staff 5-1 Confidential (not available to the public); A32-2 - Attachment 1 - Figure 3; A33 - Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Third Set; A34 - Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Second Set; A35 - PUC Letter Forward Updated Maps; A35-1 - Revised Figure 2 - Public Land and Facilities; A35-2 - Revised Figure 3 - Project Map; A35-3 - Revised Figure 3a - Project Map; A35-4 - Revised Figure 6 - Environmental Constraints; A35-5 - Revised Figure 7 - Constraints Map; A35-6 - Revised Figure 8 - Topographic·Map ; A35-7 - Revised Figure 9a - Surficial Geology; A35-8 - Revised Figure 9b - Geology Cross Sections ; A35-9 - Revised Figure 10 - Bedrock Geology; A35-10 - Revised Figure 11 - Soil Types; A35-11 - Revised Figure 12 - Water Resources; A35-12 - Revised Figure 13 - Land Use; A36 - Supplemental Responses to PUC Staffs Data Request 2-41; A37 - Rebuttal Testimony of Mark Thompson; A37-1 - GE Power and  Water - Original - Technical Documentation Wind Turbine Generator  Systems 1 & 2MW Platform - 50/60 Hz A37-2 Confidential (not available to the public); A37-2 - Applicant's Response to Staff Data Request 5-2; A37-3 - GE Recommendation "Setback  Consideration  Generic xxHz EN r04"; A38 - Rebuttal Testimony of Chris Ollson; A38-1 - Noise Annoyance in Canada; A38-2 - The UK National Noise Attitude Survey 1999/2000 - Noise Forum Conference 20 May 2002; A38-3 - The Association Between Self­Reported and Objective Measures of Health and Aggregate Annoyance Scores Toward Wind Turbine Installations; A38-4 - An Assessment of Quality of Life Using the WHOQOL-BREF Among Participants Living in the Vicinity of Wind Turbines; A38-5 - The Effects of Environment and Classroom Noise on the Academic Attainments of Primary School Children; A38-6 - Low-frequency Noise Incl. Infrasound From Wind Turbines and Other Sources; A38-7 - The Pattern of Complaints about Australian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, ‘Communicated Disease’ Hypothesis; A39 - Rebuttal Testimony of Andrew Baker; A39-1 – Qualifications; A39-2 - Valbridge Property Advisors - Value Impact Study Report; A39-3 - The Windy City: Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines in an Urban Setting; A40 - Rebuttal Testimony of Dr. Robert McCunney; A40-1 - Curriculum Vitae; A40-2 - Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma; A40-3 - The Scope for Biased Recall of Risk-Factor Exposure in Case-Control Studies: Evidence from a Cohort Study of Scottish Men; A40-4 - The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes; A40-5 - Nocebo Effect of Informed Consent in Interventional Procedures; A40-6 - The Nocebo Effect in the Context of Statin Intolerance; A40-7 - Fright Factors About Wind Turbines and Health in Ontario Newspapers Before and After the Green Energy Act; A40-8 - The Pattern of Complaints about AustrA1ian Wind Farms Does Not Match the Establishment and Distribution of Turbines: Support for the Psychogenic, ‘Communicated Disease’ Hypothesis; A40-9 - Can Road Traffic Mask Sound from Wind Turbines? Response to Wind Turbine Sound at Different Levels of Road Traffic Sound; A41 - Rebuttal Testimony of Richard Lampeter; A41-1 - Curriculum Vitae; A41-2 - Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of Independent Expert Panel - January 2012; A41-3 - Assessing Sound Emissions From Proposed Wind Farms & Measuring the Performance or Completed Projects; A41-4 - Noise Control Engineering Journal - March-April 2011; A42 - Rebuttal Testimony Sarah Sappington; A42-1 – Maps; A43 - Rebuttal Testimony  of Jay Haley; A43-1 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Shadow Flicker Iso—Lines Overview Map; A43-2 - Crowned Ridge Wind Farm Sound Pressure Iso-Lines Overview Map; A43-3 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level Realistic; A43-4 - Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sorted by Sound Level (16 Turbines Removed); A43-5 Crowned Ridge Sound Level Tabular Results Sored by Receptor ID Realistic; A44 - Rebuttal Testimony of Tyler Wilhelm and Sam Massey; A44-1 - Letter from Dennis Schmeling; A44-2 - Updated Maps; A45 -Applicant's Responses to Intervenor's Fifth Set of Data Requests to Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC; A45-1 - Attachment 1 to 5-2; A45-2 - Attachment 1 to 5-5; A45-3 - Attachment 1 to 5-7; A45-4 - Attachment 1 to 5-12; A46 - Applicant's Responses to Staffs Sixth Set of Data Requests
    to Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC Confidential (not available to the public); A46-1 - Attachment 1 to 6-1; A46-2 - Attachment 1 to 6-2; A47 - The Ohio Power Siting Board - Amended Testimony of David M. Hessler; A48 - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - David M. Hessler's Exhibit 4 - Low Frequency Noise and Infrasound From Wind Turbines, Noise Control Engineering Journal; A49 - PSC Docket No. 2535-CE-100 - Ex.-Clean Wisconsin - Hessler- 4 Low Frequency Noise and Infrasound From Wind Turbines, Noise Control Engineering Journal; A50 - Transcript of Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - October 10, 2012, Docket N. 2535-CE-100; A51 - Minnesota Regulation on Sound - 7030.0050 Noise Area Classification and 7030.0040 Noise Standards; A53 - Final Land Status Map; A54 - Replacement Final Land Status Map; A55 - Proposed Turbine Drops and Moves; A56 - Appendix D Sound ISO-Lines Map Book Hessler; A57 - Appendix C-3 Sound Results Table Rev 6; A58 - Final Land Status and Hessler 7 on Intervenors; A59 - Final Land Status and Hessler 7 Turbine Moves; A60 - Hessler 7 on Hessler Identified Non Participants; A61 - Joint Stipulation of Agreed to Conditions Between Crowned Ridge and PUC Staff; A62 - FAA Pending Turbine Locations; A63 - Amended Condition 26 (Sound Level); A64 - Granquist Option Confidential (not available to the public); A65 - Papio Valley Land Confidential (not available to the public); A66 - Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Extreme Cold Weather Package; A67 - Appendix C-1 Shadow Results Table Rev5; A68 - Appendix C-2 Shadow Results Table Rev5; A69 - Insurance Confidential (not available to the public); and A70 - Turbines and Grasslands

    12912-14010

    Confidential
    14011-14178

    14179-14522

    Confidential
    14523-14529

    14530-15927

    Confidential
    15928-15962

    15963-16015

    Confidential
    16016-16079

    16080-16183

    Confidential
    16184-16247

    16248-17339

    Confidential
    17340-17343

    17344-17853

    Confidential
    17854-17890

    17891-17899

    Confidential
    17900

    17901

    165. 

    6/12/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Exhibits – Staff’s Exhibits - S1 - Direct Testimony of David M. Hessler with Exhibits; S1a - Staff's Responses to Applicant's First Data Request; S2 - Direct Testimony of Darren Kearney with Exhibits; S2 - Direct Testimony of Darren Kearney with Exhibits Confidential (not available to the public); S3 - Direct Testimony of Tom Kirschenmann with Exhibits; S4 - Direct Testimony of Paige Olson with Exhibits; S5 - Additional Staff Data Requests; S5 - Additional Staff Data Requests Confidential (not available to the public); S6 - Supplemental Responses to Staff Data Request 6; S7 - Staff's Proposed Lek Monitoring Condition; and Judicial Notice - SB16

    17902-18599

    Confidential
    18600-19274

    19275-19406

    Confidential
    19407-19522

    19523-19527

    166. 

    6/12/19

    Evidentiary Hearing Exhibits – Intervenors’
    Exhibits - I1 - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin - A Cooperative Measurement Survey and Analysis of Low Frequency and Infrasound at the Shirley Wind Farm in Brown County, Wisconsin; I2 - NARUC - 2011 - Assessing Sound Emissions from Proposed Wind Farms & Measuring the Performance of Completed Projects; I3- Paul Schomer, and Pranav Krishna Pamidighantam - A Possible Criterion for Wind Farms; I4 - Research Gate - Health Effects From Wind Turbine Low Frequency Noise & Infrasound: Do Wind Turbines Make People Sick? That is the Issue; I5 - David M. Hessler and George F. Hessler Jr. - Recommended Noise Level Design Goals and Limits at Residential Receptors for Wind Turbine Developments in the United States; I6 - Partial Transcript of the Evidentiary Hearing of EL18-026; I7 - Canons of Ethics for the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA; I8 - Night Time Noise Guidelines 2009 (WHO); I9a -Ollson 2014 Suncor Statement; I9b -Ollson 2014 Suncor Statement; I10 -Oil Son 2014 Presentation; I11 -Thyen Exhibit A Memorandum 2007; I12 - Thyen Exhibit B Release Letter 2012; I13 - Thyen Exhibit C Sound Map 2019.5.24; I14 -IAIA Assessment; I15a - DR to Intervenors 4-1; I15b - Jay Haley Resume; I16 -SD License Search Mr. Haley; I17a -ND License Search Mr. Haley; I17b -ND License Search Mr. Haley; I18 -MN License Search Mr. Haley; I19 -MN license affidavit Mr. Haley; I20 -Mr. Haley Cover letter App H 1/22/19; I21 -Mr. Haley Cover letter App I 1/22/19; I22 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Updated Appendices Sound A-D 2/19/19; I23 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Updated; Appendices Flicker A-0 2/19/19; I24 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Landowner Participation Sound 2/26/19; I25 - Mr. Haley Cover letter Landowner Participation Flicker 2/26/19; I26 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Additional Structures Sound Ex 1 2/19/19; and I27 -Mr. Haley Cover letter Additional Structures Flicker Ex 3 2/19/19

    19528-20060

    167. 

    6/13/19

    Staff's Letter regarding Exhibit S8; S8 - Surrebuttal Testimony of David Lawrence in Docket EL18-003; and Certificate of Service

    20061-20100

    168. 

    6/13/19

    Timothy Lindgren & Linda Lindgren's Party Status Application; and Certificate of Service

    20101-20104

    169. 

    6/13/19

    Additional Comments of Gregg C. Hubner; and Additional Comments of Gregg C. Hubner Confidential (not available to the public)

    20105-20106

    Confidential
    20107-20108

    170.

    6/14/19

    Comments of Marcella F. Broyhill; and Comments of Marcella F. Broyhill Confidential (not available to the public)

    20109-20110

    Confidential
    20111-20112

    171. 

    6/14/19

    Applicant's Letter regarding Late Filed Exhibit A70; A70 - Turbines and Grasslands; and Certificate of Service

    20113-20117

    172. 

    6/17/19

    Commissioner Hanson's Response to Marcella F. Broyhill; Comments of Tom Kolecka; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Marcella F. Broyhill Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Tom Kolecka Confidential (not available to the public)

    20118-20120

    Confidential
    20121-20123

    173. 

    6/17/19

    Intervenors' Cross Examination Exhibits -I28 - Geronimo Sale Bill; I29 - Fourth Data Response Applicant to Intervenors; I30 - Haley Public Hearing Transcripts; and I31 - NextEra Landowner Liens and Article

    20124-20145

    174. 

    6/18/19

    Order Setting Post-Hearing Briefing Schedule and Decision Date

    20146-20147

    175.

    6/18/19

    Staff's Response to Late Application for Party Status; and Certificate of Service

    20148-20151

    176. 

    6/18/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Application to Codington County Auditor and Grant County Auditor Certificate of Service

    20152

    177. 

    6/19/19

    Intervenors' Email regarding Late Application for Party Status

    20153

    178. 

    6/20/19

    Brief of Proposed Intervenors Timothy Lindgren & Linda Lindgren in Support of Their Application, Filed June13, 2019 (not available to the public); Certificate of Service

    Confidential
    20154-20164

    20165-20166

    179. 

    6/20/19

    Intervenors' Email and Cross-Examinations Exhibits Certificate of Service

    20167-20168

    180. 

    6/21/19

    Proposed Intervenors Timothy Lindgren & Linda Lindgren's Letter regarding Its Brief and Confidentiality (not available to the public); and Certificate of Service

    Confidential
    20169-20173

    20174-20175

    181. 

    6/24/19

    Proposed Intervenors Timothy Lindgren & Linda Lindgren's Letter regarding Party Status Application; and Certificate of Service

    20176-20180

     

    182. 

    6/25/19

    Comments of Cory Mittleider to Commissioner Fiegen; Comments of Tim OConnor to Commissioner Fiegen; Comments of Tim OConnor to Commissioner Nelson; Comments of Cory Mittleider to Commissioner Nelson; Comments of Cory Mittleider to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Tim OConnor to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Tim OConnor to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Cory Mittleider to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public)

    20181-20184

    Confidential
    20185-20188

    183. 

    6/25/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Agenda

    20189-20192

    184. 

    6/25/19

    PUC Ad Hoc Commission Meeting Minutes

    20193-20195

    185. 

    6/25/19

    Transcript of June 25, 2019, Ad Hoc Commission Meeting

    20196-20209

    186. 

    6/26/19

    Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tim OConnor; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Cory Mittleider; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Tom Kolecka; Comments of Virgil Whetsel to Commissioner Fiegen; Comments of Virgil Whetsel to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Virgil Whetsel; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Tom Kolecka Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Cory Mittleider Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tim OConnor Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Virgil Whetsel to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Virgil Whetsel to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Virgil Whetsel Confidential (not available to the public)

    20210-20215

    Confidential
    20216-20221

    187. 

    6/26/19

    Order Denying Late-Filed Application for Party Status

    20222-20223

    188. 

    7/1/19

    Comments of Barbara Burns to Commissioner Fiegen; Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Barbara Burns; Comments of Barbara Burns to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Barbara Burns; Comments of DaNita Wassenberg to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to DaNita Wassenberg; Comments of Barbara Burns to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Barbara Burns Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Barbara Burns Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Barbara Burns to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of DaNita Wassenberg to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to DaNita Wassenberg Confidential (not available to the public)

    20224-20231

    Confidential
    20232-20239

    189. 

    7/2/19

    Comments of Myra Isburg to Commissioner Nelson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Myra Isburg; Comments of Myra Isburg to Commissioner Fiegen; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Myra Isburg; Comments of A Feywine; Commissioner Hanson's Response to A Feywine; Comments of Myra Isburg to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Myra Isburg Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Myra Isburg to Commissioner Fiegen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Myra Isburg Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of A Feywine Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Hanson's Response to A Feywine Confidential (not available to the public)

    20240-20247

    Confidential
    20248-20256

    190. 

    7/2/19

    Intervenors' Post-Hearing Brief; Exhibit A - Intervenors' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law; and Certificate of Service

    20257-20358

    191. 

    7/2/19

    Intervenors' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law; and Certificate of Service

    20359-20444

    192. 

    7/2/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Post-Hearing Brief and Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law; Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Post-Hearing Brief and Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law; and Certificate of Service

    20445-20491

    193. 

    7/2/19

    Staff's Post Hearing Brief; and Certificate of Service

    20492-20510

    194. 

    7/2/19

    Staff's Letter regarding Agency Correspondence Provided to Staff and NextEra; and Agency Correspondence from US Fish and Wildlife

    20511-20518

    195. 

    7/8/19

    Comments of Kimberley Kringen; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Kimberley Kringen; Comments of Karla Kemp; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Karla Kemp; Comments of Kimberley Kringen; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Kimberley Kringen; Comments of Sherman Fuerniss; Comments of Kimberley Kringen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Kimberley Kringen Confidential (not available to the public; Comments of Karla Kemp Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Kimberley Kringen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Kimberley Kringen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Karla Kemp Confidential (not available to the public); and  Comments of Sherman Fuerniss Confidential (not available to the public)

    20519-20524

    Confidential
    20525-20530

    196. 

    7/8/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Comment Letter to PUC Staff regarding Agency Correspondence from US Fish and Wildlife; and Attachment 1 - Email Correspondence from USFWS to SWCA; and Certificate of Service

    20531-20542

    197. 

    7/8/19

    Intervenors' Objection to Late Filed Evidence and Motion to Strike; and   Certificate of Service

    20543-20549

    198. 

    7/9/19

    Commissioner Hanson's Response to Sherman Fuerniss; and Commissioner Hanson's Response to Sherman Fuerniss Confidential (not available to the public)

    20550-20551

    Confidential
    20552-20553

    199. 

    7/9/19

    Commissioner Nelson's Amendments

    20554-20555

    200. 

    7/9/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Agenda

    20556-20560

    201. 

    7/9/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Minutes

    20561-20564

    202. 

    7/9/19

    Transcript of July 9, 2019, Commission Meeting

    20565-20652

    203. 

    7/10/19

    Wind Energy Supporter Emails - Stephanie Hansen; and Stephanie Hansen Confidential (not available to the public)

    20653

    Confidential
    20654

    204. 

    7/15/19

    Wind Energy Supporter Emails - Mato Cutschall;

    20655

    Confidential
    20656

    205. 

    7/1719

    Wind Energy Supporter Emails - Michael Kline and Francine Parker ; and Wind Energy Supporter Emails - Michael Kline and Francine Parker  Confidential (not available to the public)

    20657-20658

    Confidential 20659-20660

    206. 

    7/17/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Condition 34 of the Settlement Stipulation; Brian Riniker's Resume; and Certificate of Service

    20661-20665

    207. 

    7/18/19

    Response to Wind Energy Supporters; Comments of Jeannie Hoagland; and Comments of Jeannie Hoagland Confidential (not available to the public)

    20666-20667

    Confidential
    20668-20669

    208. 

    7/22/19

    Comments of Tammy Sellars; Response to Tammy Sellars; Comments of Tammy Sellars Confidential (not available to the public); and Response to Tammy Sellars Confidential (not available to the public)

    20670-20671

    Confidential
    20672-20673

    209. 

    7/25/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Agenda

    20674-20679

    210. 

    7/25/19

    PUC Commission Meeting Minutes

    20680-20683

    211. 

    7/26/19

    Final Decision and Order Granting Permit to Construct Facility; Notice of Entry with Permit Conditions

    20684-20714

    212. 

    7/29/19

    Comments of Shirley Hifstutler; Response to Shirley Hifstutler; Comments of Shirley Hifstutler Confidential (not available to the public); and Response to Shirley Hifstutler Confidential (not available to the public)

    20715-20716

    Confidential
    20717-20718

    213. 

    7/29/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Compliance Filing and Notice of Commencement of Construction; Final Project Area Map; Final Project Maps; Final Sound Study; Final Shadow Flicker Study; and Certificate of Service

    20719-20836

    214. 

    7/31/19

    Order Granting Request to Approve Public Liaison Officer

    20837

    215. 

    8/6/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter to Landowners regarding Public Liaison; Sarah Sappington's Affidavit; Project Liaison Officer Mailing; Landowner Listing Confidential (not available to the public); Certificate of Service Confidential Information; and  Certificate of Service Public Information

    20838-20841

    Confidential
    20842-20861

    20862-20864

    216. 

    8/6/19

    PUC Staff's Email regarding Tom Kirschenmann, Game, Fish and Park's Email

    20865-20866

    217. 

    8/6/19

    Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tom Kirschenmann, Game, Fish and Park's Email

    20867

    218. 

    8/7/19

    Commissioner Hanson's Response to Tom Kirschenmann, Game, Fish and Park's Email

    20868

    219. 

    8/8/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Condition 1; Codington County Letter Granting CUP; Codington County Letter of Assurance; Grant County Findings of Fact Conditional Use Permit Dated December 17, 2018; Grant County Findings of Fact Conditional Use Permit Dated April 8, 2019; Grant County Letter of Assurance; and Certificate of Service

    20869-20895

    220. 

    8/12/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Landowner Notification Letter; Landowner Notification Letter and Attachments; Affidavit of Landowner Mailings; and Certificate of Service

    20896-20936

    221. 

    8/12/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Landowner Mailing Addresses Confidential (not available to the public); and Certificate of Service

    Confidential
    20937-20945

    20946-20947

    222. 

    8/12/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Conditions 7 and 8; Haul Road Bond; and Certificate of Service

    20948-20953

    223. 

    8/20/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Condition 12; Historic Property Monitoring and Discovery Plan Confidential (not available to the public); Certificate of Service - NonConfidential; and Certificate of Service - Confidential

    20954

    Confidential
    20955-21021

    21022-21024

    224. 

    8/21/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Condition 14; DENR's Notice of Intent; DENR's Letter and Permit Number: SDR10J576; Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan; and Certificate of Service

    21025-21067

    225. 

    8/22/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Wildlife Conservation Strategy; Wildlife Conservation Strategy; Appendix A - Agency Coordination; Appendix B - Dakota Skipper Habitat and Survey Area Mapbook; Appendix C - Post-Construction Fatality Monitoring Protocol; Appendix D - Wildlife Response and Reporting System; and Certificate of Service

    21068-21407

    226. 

    8/23/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Nationwide Self-Verification Memo for Wetlands; Nationwide Self-Verification Memo for Wetlands; and Certificate of Service

    21408-21587

    227. 

    9/04/19

    Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC's Letter regarding Archaeological and Traditional Cultural Property Inventory; Archaeological and Traditional Cultural Inventory; and Certificate of Service

    21588-21596

  • 09/30/19 - Sheriff's Return (SD PUC - Karen Cremer)
  • 09/30/19 - Sheriff's Return (Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC)
  • 09/30/19 - Sheriff's Return (SD PUC - Patricia Van Gerpen)
  • 09/30/19 - Sheriff's Return (SD Attorney General)
  • 11/08/19 - Appellant's Brief
  • 12/19/19 - Commission Staff's Response Brief
  • 12/20/19 - Appellee Crowned Ridge Wind, LLC’s Brief -
  • 04/16/20 - Memorandum Opinion
  • 04/29/20 - Order Affirming Decision
  • 05/22/20 - Notice of Appeal and Stay of Execution of Judgment and Certificate of Service
  • 10/28/20 - Transcript