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Idaho Bulk Transmission Environmental Review(9-ID)

Idaho does not have a state environmental review process. However, developers must comply with cultural resource, biological resource, water quality, air quality, and hazardous waste and materials rules where applicable.

Local Process
In the state of Idaho transmission line siting and permitting is primarily conducted at the local level, with the exception of the CPCN which is issued by the IPUC. The local regulatory authorities include counties and incorporated city governments. Local government permitting requirements, including environmental reviews, may apply.

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Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply

Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.

Permitting at a Glance

Idaho Federal

Environmental Review: Idaho does not have a state specific environmental review process.