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CASE NUMBER: 19-1823-EL-BGN
CASE DESCRIPTION: Big Plain Solar, LLC
DOCUMENT SIGNED ON: 5/26/2024
DATE OF SERVICE: ________________________________________
01/05/2024 Report containing Staff's fourth interim report filed in regard to Big Plain Solar compliance inquiry CI23-19-1823-001 electronically filed by Eric R. Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff.
09/08/2023 Report containing Staff's third interim report filed in regard to Big Plain Solar compliance inquiry CI23-19-1823-001 electronically filed by Eric R. Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff.
07/05/2023 Report detailing Staff's most recent site inspections and compliance recommendations for Big Plain Solar. electronically filed by Eric R. Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff.
05/30/2023 Response of OPSB Staff to Big Plain Solar, LLC's response filed on 04/25/2023. electronically filed by Eric R Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff.
04/25/2023 Response to Compliance Inquiry Report filed 03/31/2023. electronically filed by Eric R Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff.
03/31/2023 Compliance Inquiry Report electronically filed by Eric R. Morrison on behalf of OPSB Staff and Mr. Eric Morrison.
02/01/2023 Public Comment of Cathy Talik.
11/23/2022 Compliance Inquiry Report electronically filed by Mr. Christopher Douglass on behalf of OPSB Staff.
10/06/2022 Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel electronically filed by Ms. Leah Curtis on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 15) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 14) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 13) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 12) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 11) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 10) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 9) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 8) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 7) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 6) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 5) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 4) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 3) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 2) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 (Part 1) - Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/22/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition #8 - Filing of Detailed Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D. Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
06/10/2022 Notice of Compliance with Certificate Condition electronically filed by Mr. Joseph D Jordan on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC
03/10/2022 Notice of Certificate Compliance with Conditions 5, 9 and 14 electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
03/04/2022 Public Information Program and Notice of Construction filed by Norman Spooner on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
02/23/2022 Notice of Compliance with Condition 10 electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/20/2021 Correspondence Regarding Change in Address, Point of Contact and Ownership electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
03/18/2021 Service Notice
03/18/2021 Opinion & Order issuing a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need to Big Plain Solar, LLC for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the solar-powered electric generation facility, subject to the conditions set forth in the Stipulation and consistent with this Opinion, Order, and Certificate. electronically filed by Ms. Mary E Fischer on behalf of Ohio Power Siting Board.
03/08/2021 Return Mail: Entry from Big Plain Solar, LLC. dated 1/21/21 Insufficient address, Unable to forward.
01/29/2021 Transcript for hearing held on January 19, 2021 before Ms. Patricia Schabo and Mr. Matthew Sandor, Administrative Law Judges, at the Ohio Power Siting Board, via Webex, electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Gibson, Karen Sue Mrs.
01/28/2021 Company Exhibit 7 electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mrs. Karen Sue Gibson.
01/28/2021 Company Exhibit 5 electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mrs. Karen Sue Gibson.
01/28/2021 Company Exhibit 1B electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mrs. Karen Sue Gibson.
01/28/2021 Transcript for hearing held on 01/26/21 at 10:08 a.m., via Webex, before Administrative Law Judges Ms. Patricia Schabo and Mr. Matthew Sandor electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mrs. Karen Sue Gibson.
01/28/2021 Confidential Release Document: Application Exhibit B filed by M. Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC on 4/27/2020.
01/25/2021 Prefiled Testimony of Andrew Conway electronically filed by Mrs. Tonnetta Y. Scott on behalf of OPSB.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Michael Richard electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Andrew Lines electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Ricky Sinha electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of David Hessler electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Tom Braman electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Matthew Robinson electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Mark Bonifas electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Direct Testimony of Matt Marquis electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/22/2021 Joint Stipulation and Recommendation electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/21/2021 Service Notice.
01/21/2021 Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the joint motion to continue the deadline for filing of expert and factual testimony and that Big Plain file its expert and factual testimony on or before January 22, 2021 electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Matthew Sandor, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.
01/21/2021 Joint Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing of Expert and Factual Testimony, Memorandum in Support and Request for Expedited Ruling electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/20/2021 Notice of Withdrawal electronically filed by Mr. Robert Dove on behalf of TDC Farms, LLC and Coughlin, Thomas A. Mr.
01/11/2021 Service Notice.
01/11/2021 Administrative Law Judge Entry granting OFBF’s motion to intervene; granting the joint motion to call and continue the evidentiary hearing and to continue deadlines for filing of expert and factual testimony; ordering that the January 19, 2021 evidentiary hearing still be called at 10:00 a.m. EST; that the January 26, 2021 evidentiary hearing be called at 10:00 a.m. EST; that Big Plain file its expert and factual testimony on or before January 21, 2021; and that Staff, Thomas A. Coughlin, TDC Farms, LLC, and OFBF file their expert and factual testimony by January 25, 2021. electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Matthew Sandor, Administrative Law Judge, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
01/11/2021 Transcript for hearing held on 01/06/21 at 6 p.m., via Webex, before Administrative Law Judges Mr. Matthew Sandor and Ms. Patricia Schabo electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mrs. Karen Sue Gibson.
01/11/2021 Motion to Call and Continue the Evidentiary Hearing and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/06/2021 Public Comment of Chad Eisler, Superintendent on behalf of Madison-Plains Local School District, via website, electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
01/05/2021 Witness/Testimonial List for the virtual public hearing on January 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. electronically filed by Ms. Mary E Fischer on behalf of Ohio Power Siting Board.
12/31/2020 Proof of Second Public Notice and Publication electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
12/30/2020 Notice of List of Issues electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
12/22/2020 Service Notice.
12/22/2020 Staff Report of Investigation electronically filed by Mr. Matt Butler on behalf of Staff of OPSB.
12/22/2020 Public Comment of Jeffrey C. Mathewson, via website, electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
12/21/2020 Notice of Filing Responses to Staff Data Requests electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
12/11/2020 Public Comment in support of the Madison County Big Plain Solar Project filed by John Andrix.
12/11/2020 Public Comment of Brian Dicken via website electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
12/04/2020 Public Comment of Daniel Galbraith via website electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
11/30/2020 Notice of Footprint Modification electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
11/30/2020 Public Comment of Mark Forrest on behalf of the Madison County Commissioners, via website, electronically filed by PUCO Docketing Staff.
11/20/2020 Motion to Intervene and Memorandum in Support of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation electronically filed by Amy M Milam on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
11/19/2020 Public Comment of Eve Warnock, via website, electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
11/18/2020 Notice of Appearance electronically filed by Ms. Anna Sanyal on behalf of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.
11/04/2020 Proof of Initial Public Notice and Publication of Initial Public Notice electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
10/28/2020 Public Comment electronically filed by Mr. Matt Butler on behalf of Andrew and Ashley Horstman.
10/14/2020 Service Notice.
10/14/2020 Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the motion to intervene filed by Thomas A. Coughlin and TDC Farms, LLC; ordering that the hearings in this matter be scheduled in accordance with Paragraph 19; ordering that the notices of the applications and hearings be published by Big Plain in accordance with Paragraphs 21, 22, 24, 25, and 26; ordering that witness registration occur pursuant to Paragraphs 23, 27, and 28; ordering that Staff file the Staff Report pursuant to Paragraph 33; and, ordering that the parties observe the filing deadlines set forth in Paragraph 33 .
09/28/2020 Notice of Proof of Service electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/28/2020 Proof of Payment of Application Fee electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
09/15/2020 Correspondence regarding application completeness electronically filed by Mr. Matt Butler on behalf of Staff of OPSB.
08/28/2020 Petition to Intervene and memorandum in support electronically filed by Mr. Robert Dove on behalf of Mr. Thomas A. Coughlin and TDC Farms, LLC.
08/25/2020 Public Comment of Gregg Jess, via website, electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
08/03/2020 Service Notice.
08/03/2020 Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the motion for extension of completeness review and request for expedited ruling, extending the deadline for Staff to make its recommendation regarding the completeness of Big Plain’s application until September 15, 2020 electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Matthew Sandor, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.
08/03/2020 Motion To Modify Finding Of Completeness And Request For Expedited Treatment and Memorandum in Support Submitted On Behalf Of The Staff Of The Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M. Naeder on behalf of OPSB.
07/31/2020 Notice of withdrawal of Steven L. Darnell electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M Naeder on behalf of OPSB.
07/28/2020 Public Comment of Elizabeth Branson, via website, electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
07/13/2020 Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Mr. MacDonald W. Taylor.
07/07/2020 Service Notice
07/07/2020 Administrative Law Judge Entry ordering that the motion for protective order filed by Big Plain be granted, in part, and denied, in part. It is, further, ORDERED, That the Commission’s docketing division maintain, under seal, the financial information contained on pages 25-28 of the application and the financial data contained on page 14 of the report assessing the socioeconomic impact of the project found in Exhibit G. It is, further, ORDERED, That the Commission’s docketing division move Exhibit B to the public docket ten days after the issuance of this Entry. It is, further, ORDERED, That the Commission’s docketing division maintain as confidential all information and documents afforded protective treatment by this Entry. It is, further, ORDERED, That this protective order shall be effective for a period of 24 months, until July 7, 2022. It is, further, ORDERED, That, Big Plain’s motion for waiver is granted as stated in Paragraph 23. electronically filed by Kelli C King on behalf of Matthew Sandor, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.
06/22/2020 Application Supplement - Updated Geotechnical Test Boring Locations and Work Plan electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
05/28/2020 Application Supplement - Updated Exhibit H electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
05/19/2020 Reply to Staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board's Memorandum Contra Motion for Waivers electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
05/12/2020 Memorandum Contra Applicant’s Motion for Waivers and Memorandum in Support submitted on Behalf of The Staff of The Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M Naeder on behalf of OPSB.
04/27/2020 Confidential Document Target Confidential Application: Pages 25-28, Exhibit B, and Exhibit G, page 14 filed by M. Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC, electronically filed by Docketing Staff. (51 Pages)
04/27/2020 Exhibit L electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit I (Part 1-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit C electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit T electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit S (Part 2-2) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit S (Part 1-2) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit R electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit Q electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit P electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit O electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit N electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit M electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit K electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit J electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit I (Part 3-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit I (Part 2-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit H electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit G electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit F (Part 3-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit F (Part 2-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit F (Part 1-3) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit E electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit D electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Exhibit A electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Figures (Part 5-5) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Figures (Part 4-5) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Figures (Part 3-5) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Figures (Part 2-5) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Figures (Part 1-5) electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Application Narrative electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Motion for Protective Order and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Mr. MacDonald W. Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
04/27/2020 Motion for Waivers and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Mr. MacDonald W. Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
03/11/2020 Proof of Pub of Notice regarding Second Public Informational Meeting electronically filed by Mr. MacDonald W Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
02/14/2020 Notice Regarding Second Public Informational Meeting electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.
01/21/2020 Public Comment field by W. Young.
11/18/2019 Public Comment of Jonathan Francis, Chairman, Madison Soil & Water Conservation District, via website electronically filed by Docketing Staff.
11/04/2019 Proof of Pub of Notice regarding Public Informational Meeting electronically filed by Mr. MacDonald W Taylor on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC. (Madison County)
10/31/2019 Public Comment filed by J. Beery.
10/04/2019 In the Matter of the Pre-Application Notification Letter electronically filed by Mr. Michael J. Settineri on behalf of Big Plain Solar, LLC.